Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

John Perry

Question:

95 Mr. Perry asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will intervene on behalf of a person (details supplied) in County Sligo and have him called for treatment in Beaumont Hospital in view of the fact that his condition has deteriorated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [17587/01]

Responsibility for the provision of hospital services for residents of County Sligo rests with the North 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.

Gay Mitchell

Question:

96 Mr. G. Mitchell asked the Minister for Health and Children the waiting times applicable to each speciality by hospital in respect of the waiting list figures as at 31 March 2001. [17588/01]

Gay Mitchell

Question:

97 Mr. G. Mitchell asked the Minister for Health and Children the hospital waiting lists as at 31 March 2001 in respect of each hospital and in respect of each specialty at each hospital; the number of people waiting in excess of six months, 12 months and two years. [17589/01]

I propose to take Questions Nos. 96 and 97 together.

The hospital inpatient waiting list data as at 31 March 2001 are currently being collated by my Department. When the figures become available they will be communicated separately to the Deputy.