Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Questions (222)

Michael Creed


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.