Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Questions (240)

Brendan Griffin

Question:

240. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Health his views on a matter regarding a nursing home (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52068/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The Minister for Health has no remit in relation to the operation of private nursing homes. The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is an independent authority established under the Health Act 2007. All nursing homes, both public and private are registered with and inspected by HIQA.

Matters relating to the regulation of nursing homes, including changes to their registration are set out in the Health Act 2007.