Dáil Éireann - Volume 500 - 09 February, 1999
Written Answers - Cardiac Services.
Mr. Penrose Mr. Penrose
213. Mr. Penrose asked the Minister for Health and Children if a person (details supplied) in  County Longford will be admitted to the Mater Hospital, Dublin 7, for a triple by-pass operation which is urgently required; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3284/99]
Mr. Cowen Mr. Cowen
Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Cowen): The provision of medical treatment in this case is the responsibility of the voluntary hospital concerned, in the first instance. I have asked the chief executive officer of the hospital to investigate this case and to reply to the Deputy directly as a matter of urgency.
Dáil Éireann 500 Written Answers Cardiac Services.