Tuesday, 10 November 2020

Ceisteanna (665)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Ceist:

665. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Health the meaning of specialist medical practice activities under human health and social work activities in the list of essential services for level 5 Covid-19 restrictions. [34616/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

Specialist medical practice activities under human health and social work activities in the list of essential services for level 5 Covid-19 restrictions refers to a range of medical consultant services. The term specialist medical practice activities is defined in the NACE Coder classification system, which is a pan-European classification system that groups organisations according to their business activities.

Under this classification system, the following specialist medical practice activities are outlined:

Clinics private consultant activities , Dermatologist (so described) private practice , District community physician , Ear nose and throat specialist (private practice) , Eye specialist (private practice) , Family planning centres without accommodation , General medical consultant (private practice) , Genito urinary specialist (private practice) , Infectious disease specialist (private practice) , Medical consultant (private practice) , Medical consultation and treatment (specialist) , Mental health specialist (private practice) , Morbid anatomy specialist (private practice) , Physician private practice , Physiologist , Private consultants clinics , Psychiatrist (private practice) , Social medicine specialist (private practice) , Specialist medical consultant (private practice) , Specialist medical consultation and treatment , Specialist physician and surgeon (private practice) , Surgeon (private practice) , Urologist (private practice) , Gynaecologist (private practice) , Specialist (not employed full time by a hospital).

The following link shows this list of specialist medical practice activities on the Central Statistics Office website.

https://statbank.cso.ie/px/u/NACECoder/NaceItems/8622.asp.