Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Questions (564)

Dara Calleary

Question:

564. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Health when places on an adaption course will be provided for nurses wishing to work in a nursing home (details supplied) in County Mayo; the steps being taken to address the current lack of adaption courses for overseas nurses coming to work here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15199/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I understand that St. Attracta's Nursing Home is a member of Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI). The NHI are currently in discussion with the HSE on the issue of adaptation. I have asked HSE to reply directly to the Deputy on this issue.