Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (508)

Robert Troy

Question:

508. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Health if he will address the fact that the only CT scanner at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar has been broken since 20 October 2019 and no definite date can be given as to when it will be operational; his plans to ensure that an operational CT scanner is on-site and that the second CT scanner which has been approved for the hospital is made available without further delay; and his views on whether it is acceptable that critically ill patients have to be transferred to other hospitals in order to have a CT scan carried out [44529/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

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