Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Ceisteanna (348, 349, 350, 351, 352, 353)

Pat Buckley

Ceist:

348. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason for the decision to close the Castlemartyr health centre in Cork; if it is his decision; and if not, the person that made this decision. [38732/19]

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Pat Buckley

Ceist:

349. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason for the decision to relocate the public health nursing services from Castlemartyr, County Cork, to Midleton Community Hospital six miles away; and the person that made the decision. [38733/19]

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Pat Buckley

Ceist:

350. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason in January of 2019 permission was granted to carry out a single story extension including the remodelling of the interior and the installation of a wheelchair assessable ramp at Castlemartyr community health centre; the reason work was not started on this plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38734/19]

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Pat Buckley

Ceist:

351. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to expand the public health services in Castlemartyr, County Cork. [38735/19]

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Pat Buckley

Ceist:

352. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if the decision to close Castlemartyr health centre is finalised; and the final date for the closure. [38736/19]

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Pat Buckley

Ceist:

353. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the plans the HSE has put in place to facilitate patients and service users to travel to Midleton from Castlemartyr, County Cork. [38737/19]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 348 to 353, inclusive, together.

As the HSE has responsibility for the provision, and operation of Primary Care Centres and facilities and the delivery of services, the Executive has been asked to reply directly to the Deputy.