Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (556)

Michael Ring


668 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will provide full details of the assessment of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo which led to the reduction of his home help hours in 2003, particularly in view of the incident which occurred over the Christmas period which has left this person injured and in hospital. [1359/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

As the Deputy will be aware, the provision of health services in the Mayo area is, in the first instance, the responsibility of the Western Health Board. My Department has, therefore, asked the chief executive of the board to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and reply direct to him as a matter of urgency.