Written Answers. - Psychological Service.

Seán Power

Question:

293 Mr. S. Power asked the Minister for Health and Children the current vacancy rate for psychologists in the Eastern Regional Health Authority; the effect this is having on services to the people of Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10683/03]

Responsibility for the provision of psychology services in this instance rests with the Eastern Regional Health Authority. My Department has, therefore, asked the regional chief executive of the ERHA to examine the matters raised by the Deputy and reply to him directly.

Question No. 294 answered with Question No. 287.

Question No. 295 answered with Question No. 286.