Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Ceisteanna (56)

James Browne

Ceist:

56. Deputy James Browne asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of psychiatrists employed by the Defence Forces in whole-time equivalent terms. [21539/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Defence)

Psychiatric services for the Defence Forces are currently provided on a contract for services basis. The contracted individual attends two days per week and has advised that he will cease to attend with effect from 31 May 2018. The Defence Forces are identifying alternative options for the provision of psychiatric services.