Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Ceisteanna (412, 451)

Billy Kelleher

Ceist:

412. Deputy Billy Kelleher asked the Minister for Health if the HSE will be instructed to upgrade its diagnostic and treatment procedures for persons with ME to reflect best international practice; if he will address the lack of specialist support within the health service for those suffering with the condition; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23222/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Eugene Murphy

Ceist:

451. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health if the HSE will be instructed to update its diagnostic and treatment procedures for persons suffering with ME to reflect best international practice; if he will address the lack of specialist support within the health service for those with ME; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23390/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 412 and 451 together.

As this is a service matter I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond directly to the Deputy.