Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Questions (223, 224)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

223. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he will outline in detail the current financial position of St. Vincent's Hospital, Richmond Road, Fairview, Dublin; if his attention has been drawn to concerns that the hospital is in serious financial trouble and is struggling to maintain services in the context of budget cuts and uncertainty regarding its funding from the Health Service Executive; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14452/14]

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Billy Kelleher

Question:

224. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health the funding provided to St. Vincent's Hospital, Richmond Road, Fairview, Dublin, by the Health Service Executive in 2011 to 2013, inclusive, and to date in 2014; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14453/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 223 and 224 together.

As these are service issues the questions have been referred to the HSE for direct reply.