Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Questions (276)

Louise O'Reilly

Question:

276. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 207 of 22 April 2021, the funding secured by the National Stroke Programme of the HSE for an organisation (details supplied) stroke support line during the Covid-19 crisis to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28090/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this Parliamentary Question relates to an operational issue, it is a matter for the HSE. However, members of the Oireachtas are advised that the HSE is currently unable to access the information to answer Parliamentary Questions due to the recent cyber-attack, which has required a temporary shut-down of HSE IT systems. The disruption to service is on-going, and the HSE is working hard to restore its IT capacity and resume normal services. Members of the Oireachtas will be advised as soon as the HSE is again in a position to provide responses to PQs and are encouraged to resubmit their Parliamentary Questions at that point.