Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (427)

Bríd Smith

Question:

427. Deputy Bríd Smith asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 809 of 16 January 2018, the number of locum clinical staff in general who were not qualified for their position; the number of locum staff who do not meet the criteria for filling the post they are covering on a permanent basis; the number of locum positions there have been over the past ten years; the periods of time and the proportion of this time that locum consultant child psychiatrists have not been on the specialist register for child psychiatry; when the current locums applied for inclusion on the specialist register; and the outcome of same. [9553/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.