Dáil Éireann - Volume 514 - 17 February, 2000
Written Answers. - Orthodontic Service.
Mr. Ring Mr. Ring
166. Mr. Ring asked the Minister for Health and Children the waiting list for orthodontic treatment in the Western Health Board area; the comparative figures in each of the years from 1996 to 1999; and the number of orthodontic surgeons employed with the board in each of the years from 1996 to date. [4757/00]
Mr. Martin Mr. Martin
Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): The provision of orthodontic treatment to eligible persons in the Western Health Board and the maintenance of orthodontic waiting lists are the statutory responsibility of the Western Health Board.
I have had inquiries made of the board. The information requested by the Deputy is as follows:
Dáil Éireann 514 Written Answers. Orthodontic Service.