Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Questions (229)

Michael Lowry


229. Deputy Michael Lowry asked the Minister for Health if he will rescind the decision taken by the Health Service Executive to withdraw core funding for the Irish Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare; his views on whether the HSE is accountable and transparent without the oversight of the ISQSH; if he will confirm where these funds have gone; if they have been returned to his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20571/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Decisions in relation to the funding of the Irish Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare are proper to the Health Service Executive (HSE), as appropriate to its holding of the Health Vote.

I have arranged to have the Deputy's questions referred to the HSE for attention and a more detailed response.