Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1641, 1642)

Michael McGrath

Question:

1641. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Health the steps the HSE has taken to address the issues raised in the 2006 report Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Services: a needs assessment for Cork and Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33660/19]

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Michael McGrath

Question:

1642. Deputy Michael McGrath asked the Minister for Health the number and location of medically supervised detox beds in Cork city and county; the plans of the HSE to increase the number of such detox beds; the services provided in a situation in which a detox bed is not available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33661/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1641 and 1642 together.

As these are service matters, they have been referred to the Health Service Executive for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.