Written Answers. - Hospital Services.

John McGuinness


205 Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Health and Children, further to Parliamentary Question No. 155 of 7 December 2000 and No. 222 of 6 March 2001 and direct correspondence to his office regarding a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny, the position in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15130/02]

My Department has asked the chief executive officer of the Eastern Regional Health Authority to review and report to me on all aspects of this case with a view to meeting the in-patient needs of the person referred to by the Deputy. I will be in touch with the Deputy as soon as I receive this report.