Dáil Éireann - Volume 494 - 06 October, 1998

Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

301. Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health and Children when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will be called for an operation in view of the fact that he has been waiting for 12 months. [18588/98]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Cowen): The provision of medical treatment to eligible persons in County Mayo, in this instance, is the statutory responsibility of the Western Health Board. I have asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the position in relation to this case and to reply to the Deputy directly.