Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Questions (46)

Mick Wallace

Question:

46. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Health in the case of a person (details supplied), if the Health Service Executive will respect the person's right to life when their medical condition deteriorates to a point where they are unable to breathe independently and will require invasive ventilation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21282/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The HSE is responsible for the administration of the primary care schemes, therefore, I have referred this matter to the HSE for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.