Thursday, 4 November 2004

Questions (124)

Gerard Murphy

Question:

121 Mr. Murphy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children when she intends to authorise the Cork University Hospital to recruit a much needed secretary and pain nurse for the intensive care and pain relief services (details supplied). [27665/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

The provision of hospital services, including the appointment of staff at Cork University Hospital is, in the first instance, a matter for the Southern Health Board. My Department has, therefore, asked the chief executive officer of the Southern Health Board to reply directly to the Deputy in relation to the information requested.