Wednesday, 10 March 2004

Ceisteanna (130)

Bernard J. Durkan

Ceist:

197 Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Health and Children , further to Parliamentary Question No. 779 of 27 January 2004 and subsequent letter received by this Deputy’s office in March 2004 setting out that 660 people have been treated under the NTPF scheme outside the jurisdiction, if he will set out the total cost of treatments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8088/04]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

The information requested by the Deputy is not routinely collected by my Department. Therefore, my Department has asked the chief executive of the national treatment purchase fund to communicate directly with the Deputy in the matter.