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Pre-Budget Submission 2018


Tuesday July 25 2017 10:26 AM

MS Ireland has published our Pre-Budget Submission for 2018.

Our key asks are:

  • Investment of €3 million in neurology services 
  • Investment of €7 million in neurorehabilitation services
  • Investment of €50 million in community services for people with disabilities
  • €30 million increase for the Housing Adaptation Grant scheme
  • Automatic entitlement to a GP Visit Card for those in receipt of the Long Term Illness Scheme

Read our Pre-Budget Submission here.

This submission has been prepared by Harriet Doig, Information, Advocacy and Research Officer. Questions and comments can be directed to harrietd@ms-society.ie 

Author: MS Ireland



Wednesday July 26 2017 13:39

As a young person working with MS I would have like to see some support to continue working. The rest seems fair but physio etc services are needed to help those trying not to be at home yet as well as services to help those who are. Highlight working with invisible disabilities


Friday August 04 2017 15:41

Great to see the submission for gp visit card for all with long term illness card. As I work 16 hrs only per week due to fatigue my salary is significantly reduced. However because of this I am over the threshold for gp visit card. I have to go to my gp 3 monthly to review my meds @ €60
per visit, which is a financial strain.

Regards, Maura.

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