Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (643)

John McGuinness

Question:

757 Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will expedite the provision of an electric wheelchair for a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny. [1939/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

The provision of aids and appliances, including wheelchairs, is a matter for the relevant health board. Accordingly, the Deputy's question has been referred to the chief executive officer of the South Eastern Health Board with a request that he examine the matter and reply directly to the Deputy as a matter of urgency.