Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Questions (222)

Michael Creed

Question:

222. Deputy Michael Creed asked the Minister for Health if he is satisfied that sufficient resources, including resources for theatre availability for surgery and post-operative care, is available within the public health service to deal with adolescent scoliosis; the information available to him regarding the numbers of young adolescents awaiting surgery in this area; the number of procedures carried out weekly in public hospitals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14448/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

In relation to the detailed information requested by the Deputy, as these are service matters, I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond to him directly.