Thursday, 7 October 2021

Questions (370, 371)

Louise O'Reilly

Question:

370. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the number of developmental checks that took place in north County Dublin in each of the years 2018, 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021, in tabular form. [48758/21]

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Louise O'Reilly

Question:

371. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health if a catch-up programme will be put in place for developmental checks, assessment of needs and early intervention in north County Dublin given the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in reducing the number of checks, assessments and interventions that took place over the past 18 months. [48759/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 370 and 371 together.

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