Thursday, 8 November 2012

Questions (53)

Gerry Adams

Question:

53. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the reasons that from 12 November 2012 services for older people respite service for the south Louth area will be removed from the Cottage Hospital in Drogheda and instead provided in a private nursing home, Moorehall Lodge, despite the fact that a consultation process on the future of the Cottage Hospital is still ongoing; if he will ensure the return of these respite services to the Cottage Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48977/12]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

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