Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Questions (648)

Brendan Griffin

Question:

648. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Health if he is satisfied with the current waiting times at the accident and emergency department in Kerry General Hospital; if there is an adequate complement of staff currently working in the the A&E; the way current waiting times compare with the previous five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9687/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

In relation to the query on staffing raised by the Deputy, as this is a service matter, I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy in this matter. In relation to the waiting times, I have asked the Business Intelligence Unit, within the Health Service Executive, to respond directly to the Deputy.