Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Ceisteanna (599, 600)

Denis Naughten

Ceist:

713 Mr. Naughten asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will approve €130,000 for the provision of an ambulance base in west Roscommon; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1589/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

Responsibility for the provision of ambulance services in County Roscommon rests with the Western Health Board. My Department has therefore asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and to reply to him directly.

Denis Naughten

Ceist:

714 Mr. Naughten asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will provide the Western Health Board with the funding for a 24 hour ambulance base at Ballinasloe, County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1590/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Responsibility for the provision of ambulance services in County Galway rests with the Western Health Board. My Department has therefore asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and to reply to him directly.