Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Questions (365)

Pat the Cope Gallagher

Question:

365. Deputy Pat The Cope Gallagher asked the Minister for Health his plans to appoint new laboratory scientists for Letterkenny University Hospital; when appointments will be made; the arrangements in the hospital for blood testing and other testing required through the laboratory in view of the staff shortages within the laboratory; the costs associated with outsourcing testing due to laboratory staff shortages; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25077/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

In relation to the particular query raised, as this is a service matter, I have asked the HSE to reply to the Deputy directly.