Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (914)

Brendan Howlin

Question:

914. Deputy Brendan Howlin asked the Minister for Health the action being taken to address the fact that latest figures indicate there are currently 1,429 children and young persons waiting more than two years for an appointment with an occupational therapist in County Wexford; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there has been a 40% reduction in staffing in the county in the past year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14052/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this question relates to service matters, I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply.