Dáil Éireann - Volume 514 - 17 February, 2000
Written Answers. - Nursing Homes.
Ms Shortall Ms Shortall
167. Ms Shortall asked the Minister for Health and Children the latest figures available to his Department in regard to the shortage of nursing home places; if he will provide details for each health board area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4771/00]
Mr. Martin Mr. Martin
Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): Figures in relation to the number of people awaiting beds in public long stay hospitals or community nursing units are available in each health board. I am having the information collected from the health boards and I will communicate with the Deputy as soon as possible.
Dáil Éireann 514 Written Answers. Nursing Homes.