Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Questions (657)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

657. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health the due diligence or background checks that were carried out prior to placing a €14 million order for ventilators with a company (details supplied); the person or body that approved the deal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2855/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As the procurement of medical equipment is a matter for the Health Service Executive (HSE), I have asked the HSE to respond to the Deputy directly, as soon as possible.