Written Answers. - Orthodontic Service.

Billy Timmins

Question:

276 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Health and Children when a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow will be treated by the orthodontist; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4081/03]

Responsibility for the provision of orthodontic treatment to eligible persons in County Wicklow rests with the Eastern Regional Health Authority. My Department has asked the regional chief executive to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and to reply to him directly.