Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (491)

Niamh Smyth

Question:

491. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Health the position of a person (details supplied) on a waiting list for surgery; if an appointment for same will be expedited; if the person is eligible for treatment under the Cross Border Directive; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9982/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The information requested is shown in the following table. The age breakdown mentioned in the Deputy’s clarification of this question will be supplied by my officials as soon as possible in answer to the Deputy’s related question (9332-18).

Number of qualified child increases paid to recipients of Weekly Social Welfare Payments, December 2017

Scheme

Full Rate

Half Rate

Other

State Pension (Non-Contributory)

473

112

0

State Pension (Contributory)

1,257

729

0

Widow/er's or Surviving Civil Partner's Contributory Pension

10,908

0

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

8,520

0

Maternity Benefit

758

155

0

Rural Social Scheme

1,504

523

0

TUS - Community Work Placement

2,190

2,073

Back To Work Enterprise Allowance

6,489

1,921

Back To Education Allowance(3)

4,327

1,100

0

Partial Capacity Benefit

396

394

0

Disability Allowance

29,028

10,945

0

Carer's Allowance

3,910

40,942

0

Illness Benefit

7,910

6,603

0

Interim Illness Benefit

105

50

0

Injury Benefit

176

120

0

Invalidity Pension

5,630

7,944

0

Working Family Payment

129,274