Dáil Éireann - Volume 504 - 05 May, 1999
Written Answers. - Medical Services.
Mr. O'Shea Mr. O'Shea
201. Mr. O'Shea asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of patients living within the south east region requiring dialysis treatment; the number receiving dialysis outside the region; the centres in which they are obtaining the dialysis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11346/99]
Mr. Cowen Mr. Cowen
Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Cowen): The provision of medical services to eligible persons in this instance is the responsibility of the South Eastern Health Board. I have asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the position in relation to this matter and to reply to the Deputy directly.
Dáil Éireann 504 Written Answers. Medical Services.