Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Questions (248)

Mary Upton

Question:

377 Dr. Upton asked the Minister for Health and Children his views on the extended delays persons have faced in getting an occupational therapist assessment (details supplied). [2713/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

As the Deputy will be aware, the provision of health services in the Dublin 10 area is, in the first instance, the responsibility of the South Western Area Health Board acting under the aegis of the Eastern Regional Health Authority. My Department has therefore asked the chief executive of the authority to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and reply direct to her as a matter of urgency.