Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Questions (248)

Alan Kelly

Question:

248. Deputy Alan Kelly asked the Minister for Health the way in which the health budget for home support and public health nurse visits is managed for those exiting hospital care while recognising local need, particularly in areas with high levels of more senior and frailer residents such as those living in the Beaumont area; the way in which he plans to increase the levels of home support and regular public health nurse visits in this area for those exiting hospital care; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22508/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.