Written Answers. - Orthodontic Treatment.

Michael Ring

Question:

76 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be called for orthodontic treatment in view of the fact that he has been waiting for some time. [9301/97]

Limerick East): As the provision of orthodontic treatment to eligible persons in County Mayo is the statutory responsibility of the Western Health Board, I have asked the chief executive officer of the Western Health Board to investigate the position in relation to this case and to reply to the Deputy directly as a matter of urgency.