Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

Michael Ring


516 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health and Children when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be called for a hip operation in view of the fact that he has already waited more than two years. [19343/00]

The provision of medical treatment to eligible persons in County Mayo in this instance is the statutory responsibility of the Western Health Board. My Department has asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the position in relation to this case and to reply to the Deputy directly.