Dáil Éireann - Volume 326 - 28 January, 1981

Written Answers. - Spinal Operation Delay.

[365] 125. Mr. Donnellan asked the Minister for Health if he is aware that a person (details supplied) in County Galway who is in the Western Health Board area and who is the holder of a medical card has been waiting almost two years for a spinal operation; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Health (Dr. Woods): Arrangements for providing hospital treatment for patients in County Galway is a matter for the Western Health Board. I have had inquiries made into the case referred to by the Deputy and I understand that the health board recently informed the Deputy that this patient will be admitted to hospital for treatment soon.