Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Questions (555, 567)

Patrick Nulty

Question:

555. Deputy Patrick Nulty asked the Minister for Health the outcome for 42 sub-arachnoid haemorrhage patients classified as poor grade and as a consequence denied emergency treatment in the neurosurgical centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9, between 1 October 2011 and 31 March 2012, as revealed in the neurosurgical department KPI reports for that period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11394/13]

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Patrick Nulty

Question:

567. Deputy Patrick Nulty asked the Minister for Health the number of sub-arachnoid haemorrhage patients, classified as poor grade, were denied emergency treatment in the neurosurgical centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, between 1 April 2012 and 30 June 2012; the outcome for those patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11462/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 555 and 567 together.

In relation to the particular queries raised by the Deputy, as these are service matters, I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy in these matters.

Question No. 556 answered with Question No. 543.
Question No. 557 answered with Question No. 464.