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# our-childrens-health - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Three year campaign results in 33,000 children with disabilities getting full medical cards
# Children's Health
# Children's Health

Three year campaign results in 33,000 children with disabilities getting full medical cards

May 2nd 2017, 7:57 PM 10,834 Views 13 Comments

Children who receive the Domiciliary Care Allowance are now eligible for a full medical card.

# our-childrens-health - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Parents of 4-year-old boy with cancer being pursued by debt collector on behalf of HSE
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

Parents of 4-year-old boy with cancer being pursued by debt collector on behalf of HSE

Jan 28th 2015, 8:21 AM 20,321 Views 65 Comments

The family were denied a discretionary medical card.

# our-childrens-health - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

"Lucy's terrible story about her medical card isn't the first - but it was bound to happen"
# Lucy O'connor
# Lucy O'connor

"Lucy's terrible story about her medical card isn't the first - but it was bound to happen"

Jan 20th 2015, 11:40 AM 18,131 Views 42 Comments

The story of the HSE’s refusal to provide a child with cancer a medical card has sparked criticism of the system.

# our-childrens-health - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Fears that families of children with serious illness could face 'rigorous' medical card means test
# HSE
# HSE

Fears that families of children with serious illness could face 'rigorous' medical card means test

Nov 26th 2014, 8:59 AM 4,525 Views 18 Comments

Our Children’s Health has welcomed yesterday’s announcements on medical card reform, but still has some outstanding concerns.

# our-childrens-health - Monday 30 June, 2014

Expert panel on discretionary medical cards need to be 'generous and inclusive'
# Sick Children
# Sick Children

Expert panel on discretionary medical cards need to be 'generous and inclusive'

Jun 30th 2014, 8:05 PM 5,487 Views 9 Comments

The closing date for submissions to the expert panel is today.

# our-childrens-health - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Restoration of discretionary medical cards welcomed, but questions still remain
# Reinstated
# Reinstated

Restoration of discretionary medical cards welcomed, but questions still remain

Jun 17th 2014, 10:47 PM 4,398 Views 15 Comments

Campaigners want temporary measures to be introduced that will improve the application process for new applicants.

# our-childrens-health - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Some discretionary medical cards to be reinstated 'within weeks'
# Children's Health
# Children's Health

Some discretionary medical cards to be reinstated 'within weeks'

Jun 7th 2014, 9:27 PM 14,275 Views 55 Comments

Minister James Reilly also apologised for distress caused by the issue, the Our Children’s Health group said.

# our-childrens-health - Thursday 29 May, 2014

'This isn't the Ireland we all know': Taoiseach meets medical card campaigners
# Pledge To Help
# Pledge To Help

'This isn't the Ireland we all know': Taoiseach meets medical card campaigners

May 29th 2014, 9:54 AM 8,503 Views 62 Comments

Enda Kenny said yesterday that he plans to fix the problem where discretionary medical cards are being removed from ill children.

# our-childrens-health - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Medical card protest to take place outside Government buildings today... and everyday
# HSE
# HSE

Medical card protest to take place outside Government buildings today... and everyday

May 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,004 Views 21 Comments

Campaign group Our Children’s Health said they will protest every day until the Health Act of 1970 is changed.

# our-childrens-health - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Over 50,000 sign petition over discretionary medical cards as parents say 'no more'
# Families Battle
# Families Battle

Over 50,000 sign petition over discretionary medical cards as parents say 'no more'

May 25th 2014, 8:30 PM 12,192 Views 36 Comments

The campaign wants the law changed so that any child diagnosed with a serious illness or congenital condition automatically gets a full medical card.

# our-childrens-health - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

'How sick does my child have to be?' - Campaign calls for medical cards for all seriously ill children
# Our Childrens Health
# Our Childrens Health

'How sick does my child have to be?' - Campaign calls for medical cards for all seriously ill children

May 20th 2014, 6:30 AM 8,406 Views 56 Comments

Those launching the campaign said they will maintain a presence outside Government Buildings until legislation is changed.