Dáil Éireann - Volume 526 - 28 November, 2000
Written Answers. - Hospitals Building Programme.
Mr. S. Ryan Mr. S. Ryan
247. Mr. S. Ryan asked the Minister for Health and Children when he expects to make residential services available in the north Tipperary area. [27225/00]
Mr. Martin Mr. Martin
Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): The development of a 24 bed in-patient acute psychiatric unit at Nenagh General Hospital is being progressed by the Mid-Western Health Board as part of the national development plan. A planning application for this unit has been made to the local authority.
The board has also purchased a property for the development of a community residence at Borrisokane. These developments will provide in-patient care for people and will greatly enhance  the psychiatric services for the people of north Tipperary.
Dáil Éireann 526 Written Answers. Hospitals Building Programme.