Thursday, 12 February 2004

Questions (152)

Olivia Mitchell

Question:

152 Ms O. Mitchell asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of elderly people approved for subvention but awaiting confirmation that the health boards in the ERHA area are in a position to release funds; and if he will provide this information and in respect of each health board area. [4436/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

The provision of health services is, in the first instance, the responsibility of the ERHA. My Department has asked its CEO to investigate the matter and to reply directly to the Deputy, as a matter of urgency.