Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Questions (533)

John O'Mahony

Question:

533. Deputy John O'Mahony asked the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive an appointment for Mayo General Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11784/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

A maximum waiting time target of 12 months has been set for a first time consultant-led outpatient appointment and this is reflected in the HSE Service Plan. The SDU and the NTPF are working closely with hospitals towards achievement of the maximum waiting time.

In relation to the specific hospital appointment query raised by the Deputy, as this is a service matter it has been referred to the HSE for direct reply.