Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Questions (331)

Noel Grealish

Question:

331. Deputy Noel Grealish asked the Minister for Health the number of elective surgeries cancelled at Galway University Hospital and at Portiuncula Hospital in 2017 and 2018 and to date in 2019; the reason for the cancellations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5036/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

In relation to the number of elective surgeries cancelled at Galway University Hospital and at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, County Galway in 2017 and 2018 and to date in 2019 and the reason for the cancellations, as this is a service matter, I have asked the HSE to respond to the Deputy directly.