Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (599, 600)

Denis Naughten

Question:

713 Mr. Naughten asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will approve €130,000 for the provision of an ambulance base in west Roscommon; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1589/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

Responsibility for the provision of ambulance services in County Roscommon rests with the Western Health Board. My Department has therefore asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and to reply to him directly.

Denis Naughten

Question:

714 Mr. Naughten asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will provide the Western Health Board with the funding for a 24 hour ambulance base at Ballinasloe, County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1590/04]

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Responsibility for the provision of ambulance services in County Galway rests with the Western Health Board. My Department has therefore asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and to reply to him directly.