Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Ceisteanna (92)

Stephen Donnelly

Ceist:

92. Deputy Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health the reason he has not made public the De Buitléir report on private practice in public hospitals; when he plans to do so; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27891/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The Report of the Independent Review Group established to examine private activity in public hospitals (the "De Buitléir Report) has been received and is being examined in my Department. It is a comprehensive examination of private activity in public hospitals and contains a small number of recommendations. 

Detailed consideration of the Report by my Department officials is ongoing and covers a range of issues, which have also been discussed in engagement with the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and the Department of the Taoiseach. It is intended that the De Buitléir Report will be published when this consideration is complete.