Dáil Éireann - Volume 580 - 17 February, 2004

Written Answers - Vaccination Programme.

[375]   389. Mr. Naughten asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will respond to correspondence from the Irish vaccine injury campaign of 12 January 2004 regarding a compensation scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4667/04]

  Mr. Martin: A response to the group referred to by the Deputy will issue from my Department shortly. As detailed to the Deputy in response to his earlier parliamentary questions on this issue, the matters raised by the group concerned were considered by my Department. A preliminary review of the schemes in place in a number of other countries has been undertaken. My Department is keeping the position under review.