Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (826)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

836 Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health the reasons for the withdrawal of funding from the Health Service Executive for the hospital bus which travels from Ballybofey via Letterkenny to Dublin to facilitate those needing to avail of hospital services in Dublin; the steps being taken by him to ensure that an alternative means of appropriate transport is available for patients in view of the fact that this bus has been in operation since the late 1970s; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35254/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

As this is a service matter, it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.