Written Answers. - Health Services Vacancies.

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asked the Minister for Health if a statutory regulation still applies that panels for vacancies in the health services are revised on a year-by-year basis; and if, in view of the serious financial pressures at present and the limited number of vacancies arising, there is justification for such a regulation.

There is no statutory regulation which requires that panels for vacancies in the health services should be revised on a year-by-year basis.