Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Questions (197, 198, 199)

Terence Flanagan

Question:

197. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on each waiting list to see each speciality at Beaumont Hospital; the average time spent on the list waiting to see a specialist; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42695/13]

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Terence Flanagan

Question:

198. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the target accident and emergency waiting time at Beaumont Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42696/13]

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Terence Flanagan

Question:

199. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the current average waiting time for patients waiting to be treated in Beaumont Hospital accident and emergency; the steps being taken to reduce the waiting times; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42697/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 197 to 199, inclusive, together.

As these are service matters, I have asked the HSE to respond directly to the Deputy.