Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Questions (500)

Niamh Smyth

Question:

500. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Health the HSE nursing and care homes that have vacant beds; the numbers of vacant beds in each unit; the length of time they have been vacant; the reason for the vacancies; the cost of same to the health service; the number waiting for admission to local or community HSE nursing and care homes; the length of time they have been on waiting lists; and the number occupying hospital beds while waiting. [23547/19]

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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.