Blog Articles, tagged with: Hse

HSE Service Plan 2017


The HSE released the Service Plan for 2017 on 14th December. The Service Plan details the delivery of health services that the HSE will provide directly, and through a range of funded agencies, in 2017. The plan can be accessed here MS Ireland welcomes some elements of the plan, including: Page...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday December 20 2016 09:02 AM

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Fampyra Enquiries


Latest Update On 1st October 2015, the HSE made the very welcome decision to reimburse the drug Fampyra or Fampridine in cases where people with MS ‘satisfy a responder protocol’ and have been prescribed the drug by a healthcare professional. Since then, MS Ireland has received seve...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday November 12 2015 10:24 AM

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UPDATE: Fampyra


Fampyra to be reimbursed for people with MS on a responder basis Multiple Sclerosis Ireland welcomes the news that that the HSE will reimburse Fampyra or Fampridine in cases where people with MS ‘satisfy a responder protocol’ and have been prescribed the drug by a healthcare professi...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday October 01 2015 01:58 PM

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Fampridine (Fampyra)


MS Ireland's response to HSE statement  Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is delighted with progress, confirmed by the HSE, on reimbursing Fampridine, or Fampyra, for people with MS who respond positively to the drug. Fampyra has been proven to have a huge impact on walking and mobility, a life-ch...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday September 03 2015 11:57 AM

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Survey Results: Medical Cards


Thank you to everyone who filled out our recent survey and shared their views on medical cards. We are delighted to say that over 850 people participated in the survey. Your experiences and comments helped shape our submission to the HSE on 30th June. Here is a snapshot of findings: 71% o...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday July 07 2014 12:32 PM

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Long Term Illness Scheme changes


LTIS now open to people with MS MS Ireland is encouraging our members who currently hold a medical card to apply for the Long Term Illness Scheme (LTIS) following recent changes to the scheme by the HSE which allows those with a specified illness – including Multiple Sclerosis – to h...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 08 2014 11:56 AM

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