Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Questions (338)

Stephen Donnelly

Question:

338. Deputy Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health if a Supplementary Estimate of €335 million is still expected for the health service in 2019; and if there has been a revision of same [46221/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

My Department is engaging in ongoing dialogue with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform in relation to the financial performance of the Health Service Executive year to date, including consideration of the implications for the projected outturn for the year.

The specific detail on the supplementary budget will not be finalised until closer to the year end. Detail on the supplementary budget will be available following approval by the Select Committee on Health. A Supplementary Estimate of €335m is still anticipated.