Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Questions (670, 671, 672, 673)

Pearse Doherty

Question:

670. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health if he will list the number of hip replacement operations carried out on public patients at a hospital (details supplied) in County Donegal for the past three years; the number of operations that have been carried out to date in 2013; the number planned; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31832/13]

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Pearse Doherty

Question:

671. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health if he will list the number of hip replacement operations carried out on private patients at a hospital (details supplied) in County Donegal for the past three years, the number of operations that have been carried out to date in 2013; the number planned; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31833/13]

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Pearse Doherty

Question:

672. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health if he will provide details in tabular form on the number of operations carried out by a hospital (details supplied) in County Donegal per department on public patients for 2011, 2012 and to date in 2013. [31834/13]

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Pearse Doherty

Question:

673. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Health if he will provide details in tabular form on the number of operations carried out by a hospital (details supplied) in County Donegal per department on private patients for 2011, 2012 and to date in 2013. [31835/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 670 to 673, inclusive, together.

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