Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (827, 828)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

837 Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health the financial assistance towards travel costs available for patients from County Donegal who need to travel to Dublin to access necessary medical treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35255/12]

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Pearse Doherty

Question:

838 Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health the available travel schemes available for patients travelling from remote areas, such as County Donegal, to Dublin in order to avail of essential medical treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35256/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 837 and 838 together.

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