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All questions, asked by all Members, to the Minister of Health during the 2020-2021 session , containing counselling


 
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AQW 16681/17-22 Ms Carál Ní Chuilín
(SF - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health why the funding for Primary Talking Therapies was cut by up to 40 per cent.

22/03/2021 To be answered by 08/04/2021 Counselling; Finance; Mental health services; Budgets
AQW 15833/17-22 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Health how many GP practices there are in each constituency; and how many of these offer in-house counselling services.

04/03/2021 To be answered by 22/03/2021 General practitioners; Counselling
AQW 15832/17-22 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Health how much funding has been provided to GP practices for in-house counselling services in each of the last five years, broken down by constituency.

04/03/2021 To be answered by 22/03/2021 General practitioners; Counselling; Finance
AQW 15831/17-22 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Health which of the Health and Social Care Trusts are currently offering access to the Primary Care Talking Therapy Hubs; and what are the current waiting lists for these hubs.

04/03/2021 To be answered by 22/03/2021 Health and social care trusts; Mental health services; Counselling; Primary health care; Waiting times
AQW 15830/17-22 Mr Colin McGrath
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Health what action he will take to address the availability of in-house counselling services in GP practices.

04/03/2021 To be answered by 22/03/2021 General practitioners; Counselling
AQW 15718/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Health for his assessment of the access to mental health counselling services in South Down through (i) GPs; (ii) community mental health teams; (iii) child and adolescent mental health services; and (iv) Health and Social Care Trust services.

03/03/2021 To be answered by 19/03/2021 South Down; Mental health services; Primary health care; Counselling
AQW 15717/17-22 Ms Sinéad Bradley
(SDLP - South Down)
To ask the Minister of Health to detail the current waiting times for access to mental health counselling services in South Down.

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03/03/2021 Answered on 18/03/2021 South Down; Mental health services; Primary health care; Counselling
AQW 15688/17-22 Ms Cara Hunter
(SDLP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister of Health for his assessment of the need for a detox centre or addiction centre in the North West.

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02/03/2021 Answered on 11/03/2021 Foyle; West Tyrone; Addictions; Mental health services
AQW 15495/17-22 Ms Emma Sheerin
(SF - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister of Health whether there are plans to support the further uptake of counselling within GP practices through local enhanced services, including increasing the tariff provided for counselling.

26/02/2021 To be answered by 15/03/2021 General practitioners; Counselling; Mental health services
AQW 15492/17-22 Ms Emma Sheerin
(SF - Mid Ulster)
To ask the Minister of Health for his assessment of the access to mental health counselling services in Mid Ulster through (i) GPs; (ii) community mental health teams; (iii) child and adolescent mental health services; and (iv) Health and Social Care Trust services

26/02/2021 To be answered by 15/03/2021 Mid Ulster; Mental health services; Counselling; Primary health care; Health and social care trusts
AQW 15440/17-22 Ms Sinead McLaughlin
(SDLP - Foyle)
To ask the Minister of Health (i) for his assessment of the availability of mental health-related counselling and therapy services in the Foyle constituency; (ii) whether these services are provided under arrangement from the Western Health and Social Care Trust or through GP practices; and (iii) which GP practices in the Foyle constituency do not have counselling and therapy services available under arrangements.

25/02/2021 To be answered by 12/03/2021 Western Health and Social Care Trust; Mental health services; Counselling; General practitioners; Foyle
AQW 15243/17-22 Ms Paula Bradshaw
(APNI - South Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health to detail his plans to ensure that everyone has access to counselling services within 28 days via their General Practitioner or Talking Therapy Hubs.

23/02/2021 To be answered by 10/03/2021 General practitioners; Patients; Mental health services; Counselling
AQW 15016/17-22 Mr Thomas Buchanan
(DUP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Health how many GP practices are in each Health and Social Care Trust area; and how many provide a counselling service for patients suffering from mental health issues.

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19/02/2021 Answered on 11/03/2021 General practitioners; Counselling; Patients; Mental health services
AQW 15015/17-22 Mr Thomas Buchanan
(DUP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Health to detail the waiting time in each Health and Social Trust area for (i) a routine appointment for a patient requiring counselling for mental health issues; and (ii) an urgent appointment for a patient requiring counselling for mental health issues

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19/02/2021 Answered on 08/03/2021 Mental health services; Counselling; Health and social care trusts; Patients
AQW 14926/17-22 Ms Nicola Brogan
(SF - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Health what provisions are being made to address the lack of GP in-house counselling services in West Tyrone.

17/02/2021 To be answered by 04/03/2021 General practitioners; West Tyrone; Counselling
AQW 14925/17-22 Ms Nicola Brogan
(SF - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Health whether he will ensure that Talking Therapy Hubs in the Western Health and Social Care Trust are adequately resourced to meet demand for counselling services.

17/02/2021 To be answered by 04/03/2021 Western Health and Social Care Trust; Counselling; Mental health services
AQW 14891/17-22 Ms Joanne Bunting
(DUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health what action he intends to take to (i) ensure that all GP practices are adequately resourced to provide timely access to counselling services; (ii) ensure waiting lists for counselling are kept to a minimum; and (iii) provide other options for accessing counselling services.

17/02/2021 To be answered by 04/03/2021 Counselling; Mental health services; Health and social care trusts; General practitioners
AQW 14825/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Health whether plans exist to improve the current provision of counselling services at GP practices in North Down constituency, in terms of (i) practices where services can be accessed; and (ii) reduction in waiting times.

16/02/2021 To be answered by 03/03/2021 North Down; General practitioners; Mental health services; Counselling; Waiting times
AQW 14761/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health how he will provide options for accessing counselling for those who cannot currently access it in their local GP practice or through the Health and Social Core Trusts' Talking Therapy Hubs.

16/02/2021 To be answered by 03/03/2021 Counselling; Mental health services; Health and social care trusts; General practitioners
AQW 14760/17-22 Mr Gerry Carroll
(PBPA - West Belfast)
To ask the Minister of Health how he will ensure that all GP practices are adequately resourced to provide timely access to counselling.

16/02/2021 To be answered by 03/03/2021 Primary health care; Patients; Counselling
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