Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (557, 558)

Michael Ring

Question:

669 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health and Children when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be called to Merlin Park for a hip replacement operation. [1360/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

The provision of medical services to residents of County Mayo is the responsibility of the Western Health Board. My Department has asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the position in relation to this case and reply to the Deputy directly.

Michael Ring

Question:

670 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health and Children when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be called to Galway for an MRI scan on their back. [1361/04]

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The provision of medical services to residents of County Mayo is the responsibility of the Western Health Board. My Department has asked its chief executive officer to investigate the position of the case and to reply to the Deputy directly.