Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Questions (590, 591)

Brian Walsh

Question:

590. Deputy Brian Walsh asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on outpatient waiting lists for Mayo General Hospital, and if he will provide a breakdown of this figure according to the specialties for which these patients are awaiting an appointment, in each case stating the number of patients who have been waiting more than one year, two years and three years. [21052/14]

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Brian Walsh

Question:

591. Deputy Brian Walsh asked the Minister for Health the number of persons who were on outpatient waiting lists for Mayo General Hospital on 1 January 2013, with a breakdown of this figure according to the specialties for which these patients were awaiting an appointment. [21053/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 590 and 591 together.

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