Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1110, 1111)

Louise O'Reilly

Question:

1110. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the number of children and adults, respectively, waiting for initial speech and language therapy assessment at 28 June 2019, by community healthcare organisation, CHO, and local health office, LHO, area, in tabular form; the comparative figure as at 28 June 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31732/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

Question:

1111. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the number of children and adults, respectively, waiting for initial speech and language therapy assessment at 28 June 2019 by community healthcare organisation, CHO, and local health office, LHO, area, in tabular form; and the number waiting zero to 12 weeks, 12 to 26 weeks, 26 to 52 weeks, and more than 52 weeks, respectively. [31733/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1110 and 1111 together.

As these questions relate to service matters, I have arranged for them to be referred to the Health Service Executive (HSE) for direct reply.