Written Answers. - Hospital Accommodation.

Paul McGrath

Ceist:

260 Mr. P. McGrath asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of beds in Mullingar General Hospital on 1 July of each year from 1999 to date. [19260/03]

Responsibility for the provision of hospital services at the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar rests with the Midland Health Board. My Department has, therefore, asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the position in relation to this case and to reply to the Deputy directly.