Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Ceisteanna (406)

Jackie Cahill

Ceist:

406. Deputy Jackie Cahill asked the Minister for Health the part of the health budget from which the funding to pay awards of the court for medical negligence cases and other cases brought against the HSE is issued; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21147/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The management of clinical negligence cases taken against the State is delegated to the State Claims Agency which has a statutory mandate to investigate and manage these cases to completion.

Payments are made under Subhead J.5 of the Department of Health Vote 38, details of which are available on Department of Public Expenditure and Reform's website www.per.gov.ie/en,rev/. The 2018 budget is €274m.