Friday, 6 September 2019

Ceisteanna (1252, 1253)

Catherine Connolly

Ceist:

1252. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 1265 of 23 July 2019, the grade of staff involved in the administrative process of reviewing applications from overseas applicants, in particular the grade of five staff of various grades from other departments within the NMBI; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36362/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Catherine Connolly

Ceist:

1253. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 1264 of 23 July 2019, the number of persons waiting to have their overseas applications processed as at 31 August 2019, by length of time in months in tabular form; the number and grade of all staff working on the backlog; the anticipated timeframe to clear the backlog; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36363/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 1252 and 1253 together.

As these questions relate to operational matters I have referred them to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland for attention and direct reply.