Dáil Éireann - Volume 514 - 17 February, 2000

Written Answers. - Speech Therapy Service.

153. Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Health and Children the length of time a person (details supplied) in County Wicklow has been on the Eastern Health Board waiting list for an appointment for treatment for a speech impediment; when he will receive this treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4675/00]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): The provision of speech and language therapy services in any individual case is a matter for the relevant health board. Accordingly, the Deputy's question has been referred to the chief executive officer, Eastern Health Board, with a request that he examine the query and reply directly to the Deputy, as a matter of urgency.