Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Questions (1718)

Michael Collins

Question:

1718. Deputy Michael Collins asked the Minister for Health the waiting list for specific speech and language disorder units for the treatment of severe speech delay and verbal dyspraxia in County Cork; his plans to develop further units in County Cork given that there are only four units currently; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35093/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

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