Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Questions (846)

Robert Troy

Question:

846. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Health when a child (details supplied) will be scheduled for a speech therapy appointment in view of the fact they have been on the waiting list for a year. [38347/20]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The Programme for Government, Our Shared Future, recognises the need to improve services for both children and adults with disabilities through better implementation and by working together across Government in a better way.

The Government commits to prioritising early diagnosis and access to services for children and ensuring that the most effective interventions are provided for each child, to guarantee the best outcomes.

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