Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Questions (423, 424)

Gerry Adams

Question:

423. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the staffing levels at the Cottage Hospital, Drogheda, further to recent local media reports; and the demand for services from the local acute hospital. [26402/19]

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Gerry Adams

Question:

424. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the number of the beds temporarily closed at the Cottage Hospital, Drogheda in April 2019 that have since been reopened; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26403/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 423 and 424 together.

As these are service matters I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy as soon as possible.