Dáil Éireann - Volume 475 - 25 February, 1997
Written Answers. - Medical Cards.
Mr. Briscoe Mr. Briscoe
101. Mr. Briscoe asked the Minister for Health if he will reconsider the decision to refuse a medical card to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 12 in view of the particular seriousness of the illness suffered, and the age of the person concerned. [4897/97]
Minister for Health (Mr. Noonan, Limerick East) Michael Noonan
Minister for Health (Mr. Noonan, Limerick East): The determination of eligibility for medical cards is a matter for the chief executive officer of the relevant health board. I have, accordingly, referred the Deputy's question to the chief executive officer of the Eastern Health Board for investigation and have requested him to reply directly to the Deputy.
Dáil Éireann 475 Written Answers. Medical Cards.