Cautious welcome for Cochlear Implant investment – Adams

The Irish Health Services Executive has approved 3.2M Euros for bilateral implants for children in 2014.  The Happy New Ear campaign has been fundamental in helping Ireland approach the standard of care for children who qualify for bilateral implants.

Sinn Féin President and Louth TD Gerry Adams has given a cautious welcome to the inclusion in the HSE Service Plan for 2014 of €3.22 million for a bilateral simultaneous and sequential cochlear implant programme.

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Irish Health Minister: “Priority” to offer children bilateral cochlear implants in 2014

05032013-eu2013-informal-meeting-of-ministers-390x285In the continuing saga of the Irish Happy New Ear campaign, Irish Health Minister James Reilly has said that providing children with bilateral cochlear implants in 2014 is “a high priority” for the government.

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