Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Questions (188)

Gerald Nash

Question:

188. Deputy Gerald Nash asked the Minister for Health when an appointment will be made in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Louth for orthodontic service; if an exact date cannot be provided the length of time this person may expect to wait for an appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50902/13]

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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.