Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Questions (387, 388, 389)

Aindrias Moynihan

Question:

387. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of ambulance staff that have been suspended over the past year; the number on suspension; and the length of time each suspension has lasted. [16418/19]

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Aindrias Moynihan

Question:

388. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the length of time it took to investigate and conclude each ambulance staff suspension in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16419/19]

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Aindrias Moynihan

Question:

389. Deputy Aindrias Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the procedure in place to bring to conclusion ambulance staff suspensions; if there are agreed timelines for these procedures; if so, if they are being met; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16420/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 387 to 389, inclusive, together.

I have asked the HSE to respond directly to the Deputy on this matter.