Dáil Éireann - Volume 522 - 27 June, 2000
Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.
Mr. Higgins (Mayo) Mr. Higgins (Mayo)
226. Mr. Higgins (Mayo) asked the Minister for Health and Children the reason a person (details supplied) in County Mayo has been left for two years on the waiting list for a hip replacement at Merlin Park Hospital, County Galway. [18033/00]
Mr. Martin Mr. Martin
Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): The provision of medical treatment for eligible persons in County Galway is the statutory responsibility of the Western Health Board. I have asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the position on this case and to reply to the Deputy directly.
Dáil Éireann 522 Written Answers. Hospital Waiting Lists.