Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (421, 424)

Catherine Connolly

Question:

421. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 25 of 8 February 2018 and in view of the findings of the expert clinical team, if these theatres will no longer be used for surgery; if so, if surgery will resume only when the modular theatres are operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9538/18]

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Catherine Connolly

Question:

424. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 25 of 8 February 2018, when the assessment by the expert clinical team which found that the existing theatre design does not meet surgical standards was carried out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9541/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 421 and 424 together.

As the queries raised by the Deputy relate to service matters, I have asked the HSE to respond directly.