Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Questions (562)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

562. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he has a date for the completion of the review of orthodontics by the Health Service Executive; the timeframe he anticipates it will take to implement the recommendations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11443/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Final actions of the review of orthodontic services are currently being completed. It is anticipated that a report for consideration by the HSE and the Department of Health will be ready by the end of the 2nd Quarter of 2013. It will be necessary to have sight of the final recommendations in order to develop a clear implementation plan with timelines.