Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Questions (168, 169, 170)

Billy Kelleher

Question:

168. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health the number of airlifts that have been made from County Donegal to hospital in Galway over the past three years; the number of those that were heart patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21610/14]

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Billy Kelleher

Question:

169. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health the number of heart patients that have been airlifted from County Donegal to Galway over the past three years that have fallen outside the 90 minute completion time; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21611/14]

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Billy Kelleher

Question:

170. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health the number of heart patients that have been airlifted from County Donegal to Galway over the past three years that did not survive; of those, the number that were outside the 90 minute completion time for the transfer; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21612/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 168 to 170, inclusive, 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.