Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Ceisteanna (180)

Brendan Ryan

Ceist:

180. Deputy Brendan Ryan asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that there are 102 ambulance stations nationally; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that 94 of these stations operate on a 24/7 basis, 52 weeks a year, 365 days per year; if his attention has been further drawn to the fact that the other eight stations operate on a 24-hour basis, six-days a week and a 12-hour basis for the other day 52 weeks per year; his views on whether in the interests of public health all 102 ambulance stations should operate on a 24/7 basis, 52 weeks per year, 365 days per year; his plans to bring about the change in the operation of the other eight stations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25695/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

As the queries raised by the Deputy relate to service issues, I have asked the HSE to reply to you directly.