Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Questions (880, 881)

David Cullinane

Question:

880. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Minister for Health the supports and multidisciplinary gender-identity service the HSE has in place for persons needing assessment for gender-identity related issues; his plans to put in place the necessary services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8666/21]

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David Cullinane

Question:

881. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Minister for Health if referrals are continuing to the gender-identity development services in the UK (details supplied); if the service is referring persons back to the HSE; if the service will be in place to deal with persons caught on waiting lists for the UK service, which is not accepting new referrals; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8667/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 880 and 881 together.

The issues raised by the Deputy are service matters. I have asked the HSE to reply directly to the Deputy on the issues.