Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Ceisteanna (570)

Michael Ring

Ceist:

682 Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of ambulances in Castlebar, County Mayo; the registration number of same to indicate their age; if an ambulance broke down during a recent emergency case in the west Mayo area; when funding will be made available to provide new ambulances for Castlebar; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1429/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

Responsibility for the provision of ambulance services in County Mayo rests with the WHB. My Department has asked its CEO to investigate the matters raised by the Deputy and to reply to him directly.