Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Questions (203)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

203. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health when orthodontic treatment will continue following repeated cancellations at Millhouse, Ashtown Gate, Dublin, in respect of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 13; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44922/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The HSE provides orthodontic treatment to patients based on their level of clinical need. An individual's access to orthodontic treatment is determined against a set of clinical guidelines and priority is given to patients with greatest needs. The HSE has been asked to examine the specific query raised by the Deputy and to reply to him as soon as possible.