Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

Bernard J. Durkan

Question:

558 Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Health and Children when a person (details supplied) in County Kildare will have access to hospital treatment to address a lung problem; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19783/00]

Responsibility for the provision of hospital services in the eastern region now rests with the Eastern Regional Health Authority. My Department has, therefore, asked the regional chief executive of the authority to investigate this matter and to reply directly to the Deputy.