Tuesday, 3 February 2004

Questions (279)

John McGuinness


408 Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Health and Children if a medical card will be issued without further delay to persons (details supplied) in County Kilkenny. [3057/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

Responsibility for the provision of a medical card is, by legislation, a matter for the chief executive officer of the relevant health board or authority. My Department has, therefore, asked the chief executive officer of the South Eastern Health Board to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and to reply to him directly.