Thursday, 12 February 2004

Questions (149, 150)

Mary Upton

Question:

149 Dr. Upton asked the Minister for Health and Children if a person (details supplied) in Dublin 8 receives assistance from the South Western Area Health Board. [4419/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

The provision of health services in the Dublin 8 area is, in the first instance, the responsibility of the South Western Area Health Board. It acts under the aegis of the Eastern Regional Health Authority. My Department has asked the authority's chief executive to investigate the matter and to reply directly to the Deputy, as a matter of urgency.

Mary Upton

Question:

150 Dr. Upton asked the Minister for Health and Children the position on applications for persons (details supplied) under the scheme for community support for older people. [4420/04]

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The provision of health services in the Dublin 12 and 6W areas is, in the first instance, the responsibility of the SWAHB which acts under the aegis of the ERHA. My Department has asked the authority's chief executive to investigate the matter and to reply directly to the Deputy, as a matter of urgency.