Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (992)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

992. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if her attention has been drawn to a report (details supplied) regarding children that were harmed by HSE orthodontic services in the Dublin mid-Leinster region over a period of time; if she will request Tusla to engage with the HSE to immediately publish the report; if she will examine the matters contained in the report; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44651/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

I wish to state that I have not had sight of the report to which the Deputy refers.

Orthodontic services are a matter for the HSE, which falls under the policy remit of my Cabinet colleague, the Minister for Health.