Tuesday, 10 February 2004

Ceisteanna (276)

Denis Naughten

Ceist:

351 Mr. Naughten asked the Minister for Health and Children further to correspondence (details supplied), the number of persons on the home help waiting lists in counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon; the total number of hours being sought in each county; the average waiting time on the list in each county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3731/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

As the Deputy will be aware, the provision of health services is, in the first instance, the responsibility of the Western Health Board. My Department has, therefore, asked the chief executive of the board to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and reply direct to him as a matter of urgency.