Thursday, 29 January 2004

Ceisteanna (133)

Pat Carey

Ceist:

130 Mr. Carey asked the Minister for Health and Children if the practice of health board doctors carrying out assessments on children under one year to identify possible abnormalities has been discontinued; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2666/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

The Eastern Regional Health Authority and the health boards are responsible for the provision of health services, including child health developmental checks, within their functional areas.

The information requested by the Deputy has not been provided in full by the health boards and the ERHA in the time available. This information will be forwarded to the Deputy as soon as it is received.