Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Questions (218)

Martin Ferris


218. Deputy Martin Ferris asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) in County Kerry who has been waiting for more than three years for a hearing aid may expect to receive same. [45180/13]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The Health Service Executive Community Audiology service administers and monitors hearing tests for adults who are at risk for hearing loss. Appointments for the audiology service are sent in a strict chronology according to clinical priorities and date of receipt of referral. The HSE has been asked to examine this matter and to reply to the Deputy as soon as possible.