Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Ceisteanna (1076, 1077, 1078, 1079, 1080, 1081, 1082, 1083, 1084, 1085, 1086, 1087, 1088, 1089, 1090, 1091, 1092, 1093, 1094, 1095, 1096, 1097, 1098, 1099, 1100, 1101, 1102, 1103)

Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1076. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from the Children's University Hospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48042/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1077. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48043/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1078. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from National Maternity Hospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48044/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1079. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48045/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1080. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from St. James' Hospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48046/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1081. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from St. Vincent's UniversityHospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48047/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1082. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Tallaght Hospital, Dublin. indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48048/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1083. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Connolly Hospital, Dublin, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012 [48049/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1084. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48050/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1085. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48051/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1086. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, County Louth, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48052/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1087. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Cork University Hospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48053/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1088. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Kerry General Hospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48054/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1089. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Galway University Hospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48055/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1090. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Letterkenny General Hospital, County Donegal, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48056/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1091. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Mayo General Hospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012 [48057/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1092. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Mid-Western Regional Hospital, County Limerick, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48058/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1093. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Sligo Regional Hospital indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48059/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1094. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, County Westmeath, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48060/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1095. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore, County Offaly, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48061/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1096. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, County Laois. indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48062/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1097. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Naas General Hospital, County Kildare, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48063/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1098. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Cavan General Hospital, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48064/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1099. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Our Lady's Hospital, Navan, County Meath, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48065/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1100. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Waterford Regional Hospital, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48066/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1101. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from Wexford General Hospital, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48067/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1102. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from St. Luke's General Hospital, County Kilkenny, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012 [48068/12]

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Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

1103. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if he or the Health Service Executive has received any correspondence or contact from South Tipperary General Hospital, indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget in 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48069/12]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1076 to 1103, inclusive, together.

With regard to the first part of this question - whether I have received correspondence from hospitals indicating that the hospital will be unable to live within its budget - I do not receive correspondence regarding expenditure of particular hospitals. It is a matter for HSE management to ensure that individual units operate within their budgets.

My Department does obtain relevant information on expenditure from the performance reports, which are also available to the Deputy on the HSE website at http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/Publications/corporate/performancereports/2012pr.html.

The only specific issue notified to Finance Unit in my Department relates to Tallaght Hospital. The Vote and Treasury Section in the HSE has indicated that the level of funding issued to Tallaght Hospital is in excess of the approved budget. However, I understand that this has been the subject of discussions at the HSE Board and was approved by the HSE's Accounting Officer.

With regard to the second part of the question, this relates to whether correspondence has been received by the HSE and, as such, is an operational matter for the HSE. I have forwarded this to the HSE, which will reply directly to Deputy Kelleher.