Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Questions (319)

Thomas P. Broughan


319. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Health his plans and timeframe for the delivery of the new accident and emergency department at Beaumont Hospital; the funding provided for the project in the 2019 health budget and HSE operational plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16081/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

My Department and the Health Service Executive are currently engaged in a process to finalise the HSE Capital Plan for 2019. Once the HSE has finalised its Capital Plan for 2019, it will then be submitted to me for consideration.

I understand that Beaumont Hospital intends to proceed shortly with a planning permission application for the new emergency department.