Tuesday, 19 October 2004

Questions (126, 127, 128)

Phil Hogan

Question:

257 Mr. Hogan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children when a decision will be made on a medical card appeal for a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25080/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

Responsibility for the provision of a medical card is, by legislation, a matter for the chief executive officer of the relevant health board-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.

Phil Hogan

Question:

258 Mr. Hogan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children when a decision will be made on a medical card appeal for a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25081/04]

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Responsibility for the provision of a medical card is, by legislation, a matter for the chief executive officer of the relevant health board-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.

Phil Hogan

Question:

259 Mr. Hogan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children when a decision will be made on a medical card appeal for persons (details supplied) in County Kilkenny; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [25082/04]

View answer

Responsibility for the provision of a medical card is, by legislation, a matter for the chief executive officer of the relevant health board-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.