Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (620)

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan


620. Deputy Luke 'Ming' Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if he will investigate the priority of works proposed for St. Patrick's Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim, in view of the fact that the hospital does not have a call bell system and under the current phased programme or works to the hospital it is scheduled for the fourth phase; if he will reconsider this schedule and ask that call bells be given a higher priority and brought up to an earlier phase of the programme as communication between the patients and staff is vital to the well-being of the patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12667/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

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