Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Questions (487)

Terence Flanagan

Question:

487. Deputy Terence Flanagan asked the Minister for Health the shared services departments that exist in his Department and in the Health Service Executive; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24260/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The Department is currently providing shared service functions as detailed in the following table.

Department/Organisation

Shared Service Provided

Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Financial, Payroll and ICT Services

Family Support Agency (now part of the Child and Family Agency - Tusla)

ICT Services

Office of the Ombudsman for Children

ICT Services

Adoption Authority

ICT Services and an interim shared service in respect of Financial Services pending the establishment of their own Finance Function

The Department completed the transition phase of our HR transactional services to the HR Shared Service Centre (HRSSC) - PeoplePoint in August 2013.

As part of the Deputy's question refers to operational matters in the HSE, I have referred that aspect of the question to the HSE for direct reply to him.