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Michael Ring

Question:

263 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health and Children the length of time it takes to get a urology appointment in Mayo General Hospital. [19282/03]

Responsibility for the provision of services at Mayo General Hospital rests with the Western Health Board. My Department has asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the position in relation to this matter and reply to the Deputy directly.