Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Questions (503)

Patrick Nulty

Question:

503. Deputy Patrick Nulty asked the Minister for Health if correspondence from a person (details supplied) in Dublin 15 regarding the chiropody scheme will be considered; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11557/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Community chiropody is a discretionary service, which the Health Service Executive endeavours to provide on a prioritised basis within the context of available resources and competing needs for such resources. The HSE has been asked to examine the query raised by the Deputy and to reply to him as soon as possible.