Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Questions (453, 454, 455)

Ciaran Cannon

Question:

453. Deputy Ciarán Cannon asked the Minister for Health the services in place to manage children with type 1 diabetes in Galway University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23146/17]

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Ciaran Cannon

Question:

454. Deputy Ciarán Cannon asked the Minister for Health the services in place to manage children with type 1 diabetes on insulin pumps attending Galway University Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23150/17]

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Ciaran Cannon

Question:

455. Deputy Ciarán Cannon asked the Minister for Health the number of children under 16 years of age with type 1 diabetes who attend Galway University Hospital; the number of those who are on insulin pump therapy; the number of these children waiting on insulin pump initiation training; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23151/17]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 453 to 455, inclusive, together.

In response to the particular query raised, as this is a service matter, I have asked the HSE to respond to you directly.