Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (602)

Jack Wall

Question:

716 Mr. Wall asked the Minister for Health and Children when a person (details supplied) in County Kildare will receive an appointment for a hip operation in view of the fact that this person is in constant and serious pain; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1611/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

Responsibility for the provision of health services to persons residing in County Kildare rests with the Eastern Regional Health Authority. My Department has therefore asked the regional chief executive of the authority to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and to reply to him directly.