Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Ceisteanna (592)

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan


592. Deputy Luke 'Ming' Flanagan asked the Minister for Health if he will confirm the number of H1N1 swine flu cases here; the steps his Department have taken to monitor swine flu in our hospitals; if nursing and medical staff have been trained to diagnose swine flu; if he will examine a case admitted to NUIG hospital (details supplied) and the reason the patient spent three and a half hours waiting for an ambulance for transfer to Crumlin hospital; the reason the crèche at which this child attended was not notified of the swine flu diagnosis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21070/14]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

In relation to the specific issues raised by the Deputy, as they relate to service matters, it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for attention and direct reply.