Dáil Éireann - Volume 363 - 12 February, 1986
Written Answers. - Proposed Closure of Psychiatric Hospitals.
Dr. O'Connell Dr. O'Connell
79. Dr. O'Connell asked the Minister for Health if he will give the following information: (1) the total number of in-patients in the psychiatric hospitals he proposes to close; (2) the total number of patients who have been patients in one of these hospitals for (a) five years, (b) ten years and (c) 20 years; (3) the total number of psychiatric geriatrics in these hospitals; and (4) the total number of diagnosed schizophrenics in these hospitals.
Minister for Health (Mr. B. Desmond) Barry Desmond
Minister for Health (Mr. B. Desmond): The information requested by the Deputy is set out in the following table:
Dáil Éireann 363 Written Answers. Proposed Closure of Psychiatric Hospitals.