Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Questions (253)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

Question:

253. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Health if he will provide details of the number of specialist palliative care home care nurses nationally, whole time equivalents, and in each Health Service Executive region; the areas where there are deficits and vacancies in the numbers of such nurses measured against national policy and the size of the deficit in each case; his plans to address such deficits; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41280/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is an service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.