Dáil Éireann - Volume 400 - 27 June, 1990

Written Answers. - Eligibility for Medical Card.

241. Mrs. Fennell asked the Minister for Health the reason a medical card was withdrawn from a person (details supplied) in Dublin 14.

Minister for Health (Dr. O'Hanlon): The question of determining eligibility for a medical card in individual cases is the responsibility of the chief executive officer of the appropriate health board. Accordingly, in this instance the Deputy's question has been referred to the chief executive officer, Eastern Health Board, with a request that he [1158] examine the matter and reply directly to the Deputy.