Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (595)

John McGuinness

Question:

709 Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will expedite an application for a medical card for a person in County Kilkenny on medical grounds. [1563/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

Responsibility for the provision of a medical card is, by legislation, a matter for the CEO of the relevant health board or authority. My Department has asked the CEO of the South Eastern Health Board to investigate the matter and to reply directly to the Deputy.