Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Questions (825)

James Lawless

Question:

825. Deputy James Lawless asked the Minister for Health the Covid-19 testing protocols for hospital medical staff; the average waiting times for hospital staff to receive their results after they have been tested; if the testing of hospital medical staff is undertaken exclusively in the hospitals they work in or by an outside agency; if in-house testing in the hospitals of medical staff is quicker than those conducted by an outside agency; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36896/20]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service matter, I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond to the Deputy directly as soon as possible.