Tuesday, 10 February 2004

Ceisteanna (290)

John McGuinness

Ceist:

365 Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Health and Children if an OT's report is available relative to an application under the DPG scheme for a person (details supplied) in County Kilkenny; and if approval under this scheme will be expedited given the urgent need of the case. [3912/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

The provision of health related services, including occupational therapy, for people with physical and-or sensory disabilities is a matter for the Eastern Regional Health Authority and the health boards in the first instance. Accordingly, the Deputy's question has been referred to the chief executive officer of the South Eastern Health Board with a request that he examine the matter and reply directly to the Deputy, as a matter of urgency.