Written Answers. - Eye Treatment.

32.

asked the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) in County Cork is awaiting eye treatment for 18 months under the Southern Health Board at the Regional Hospital, Cork.

44.

asked the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) in County Cork is awaiting eye treatment for 18 months under the Southern Health Board at the Regional Hospital, Cork.

I propose to take Question Nos. 32 and 44 together. The organisation of ophthalmic services in Cork is the responsibility of the Southern Health Board. I have referred the Deputy's question to the Southern Health Board and asked the board to reply directly to him.