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#our childrens health

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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'

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

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'

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

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

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

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'

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

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