Tuesday, 2 March 2004

Questions (262)

Fergus O'Dowd

Question:

342 Mr. O’Dowd asked the Minister for Health and Children the arrangements that are in place in the North Eastern Health Board area to provide a dedicated hospital service for victims of sexual assault; and if there are plans for such a unit to be provided in the Drogheda area. [7082/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

Responsibility for the provision of hospital services in the north eastern region rests with the North Eastern Health Board. My Department has therefore asked the chief executive officer of the board to examine the matters raised by the Deputy and reply to him directly.