Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (756, 757)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

759 Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health the reason reviews, resulting in dramatic reductions, are being carried out on home help hours just a few weeks after similar reductions were made on the same clients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34596/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Question:

761 Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if a directive has been issued requesting even further reductions in the provision of home help hours; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34617/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 759 and 761 together.

As these are service matters, they have been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.