Thursday, 29 January 2004

Questions (123)

Michael Ring


120 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health and Children when the Western Health Board first received a letter of referral from the GP of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo regarding their need for a hip operation; the length of time this person was waiting to be assessed; the number of times this person was seen by the consultant; and when they can expect to be called for their operation. [2578/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

The provision of hospital services for persons resident in County Mayo is a matter for the Western Health Board. My Department has asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the position and reply directly to the Deputy.