Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Questions (252)

Catherine Murphy


252. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to a recent survey regarding whether funding for extra community based podiatrists in County Kildare to support the diabetes community will be made available in the context of budget 2019; if his attention has been further drawn to the year on year increase in the number of persons with diabetes that underwent a lower limb amputation in 2017 in County Kildare; his plans to address this matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40750/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service matter, it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.