€60 Million for Health in Dublin Central

Mary welcomes the €60 million allocated to hospitals & care facilities in Dublin Central by the Minister in the 2022 Health Capital Plan. Projects include: Mater Hospital: New trauma bay and new 112 bed hospital block. Grangegorman: Community Nursing Unit & Primary Care centre Rotunda: Acute care unit block For more details and a full…

Newsletter & Calendar 2022

Mary has been delivering her latest update on her work in Seanad Eireann over the last few weeks. If you missed it you can click here Mary has also been delivering her 2022 calendars, if you have not received one but would like to please contact mary.fitzpatrick@oireachtas.ie with your postal address and one will be…

Weekly Update 30/11/2021

I am regaining my energies and recovering after Covid. I would encourage everyone to take the Booster when offered, reduce contacts & use anti-gen tests if asymptomatic and socialising. In the Seanad I asked the Minister for Third Level Education for an update on what action he is taking to make third level education more…

Together for Safety

Everyone deserves privacy when receiving medical treatment.  As a member of the Oireachtas Cross Party Group on Reproductive Rights, Mary supports the national campaign for safe access zones at all medical health facilities providing information on and access to abortion services.  For more information on abortion services in Ireland click here My Options is a…

Rotunda Hospital

This week in the Seanad Mary put forward a commencement matter asking the Minister for Health to make a statement on the Department of Health’s support for capital investment in a new Critical Care Wing of the Rotunda Hospital.  Specifically, to make a statement on the allocation of €2.5m in 2021 for the appointment of…