Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (55)

Jimmy Deenihan

Question:

169 Mr. Deenihan asked the Minister for Health and Children if the necessary finance will be provided for an extension to the car park at Tralee General Hospital, County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1053/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

Recently my Department gave approval to the Southern Health Board to proceed with an extension to the existing car park at Tralee General Hospital. The new facility is a self-financing initiative proposed by the board and did not require the provision of additional funding by my Department. I welcome the introduction of this much needed facility at the hospital.