Wednesday, 25 January 2006

Questions (203, 204, 205, 206)

Finian McGrath

Question:

302 Mr. F. McGrath asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children if assistance will be given to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 3. [1047/06]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

The Deputy's question relates to the management and delivery of health and personal social services, which are the responsibility of the Health Service Executive under the Health Act 2004. Accordingly, the Department has requested the parliamentary affairs division of the executive to arrange to have this matter investigated and to have a reply issued directly to the Deputy.

Finian McGrath

Question:

303 Mr. F. McGrath asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children if the taxi service will be left in operation for persons (details supplied) in Dublin 5; and if the maximum support and assistance will be given. [1058/06]

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The Deputy's question relates to the management and delivery of health and personal social services, which are the responsibility of the Health Service Executive under the Health Act 2004. Accordingly, the Department has requested the parliamentary affairs division of the executive to arrange to have this matter investigated and to have a reply issued directly to the Deputy.

Liz McManus

Question:

304 Ms McManus asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the number and the breakdown of specialist consultants in specialties (details supplied) that are available in each of the former health board areas; and the ratio of each specialist to the population of that region. [1063/06]

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The Deputy's question relates to the management and delivery of health and personal social services, which are the responsibility of the Health Service Executive under the Health Act 2004. Accordingly, the Department has requested the parliamentary affairs division of the executive to arrange to have this matter investigated and to have a reply issued directly to the Deputy.

John McGuinness

Question:

305 Mr. McGuinness asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the reason a person (details supplied) in County Carlow who requires an assessment and treatment has not been given an earlier appointment than September 2006 with doctors at the Mater Hospital; if an earlier appointment will be given; if this person can obtain the treatment under the treatment purchase fund; if a resolution to this case will be expedited. [1075/06]

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The Deputy's question relates to the management and delivery of health and personal social services, which are the responsibility of the Health Service Executive under the Health Act 2004. Accordingly, the Department has requested the parliamentary affairs division of the executive to arrange to have a reply issued directly to the Deputy.