Thursday, 2 May 2013

Questions (237)

Andrew Doyle

Question:

237. Deputy Andrew Doyle asked the Minister for Health the role of the Chief Dental Officer; the reason the position has not been filled for some time; when he intends to advertise publicly to fill this position; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20969/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The current moratorium on the filling of posts has meant that my Department has not to date been in a position the fill the post of Chief Dental Officer. However, this matter is currently under active consideration in my Department and I expect there will be some developments on this in the near future.