Dáil Éireann - Volume 580 - 17 February, 2004
Written Answers - Care of the Elderly.
Mr. McGuinness Mr. McGuinness
415. Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Health and Children the progress in providing a special Alzheimer unit on the grounds of St. Canice's Hospital, Kilkenny; if the plan has been costed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5041/04]
Mr. Callely Mr. Callely
Mr. Callely: As the Deputy will  be aware, the provision of health services in Kilkenny is, in the first instance, the responsibility of the South Eastern Health Board. My Department has, therefore, asked the chief executive of the board to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and reply direct to him as a matter of urgency.
Dáil Éireann 580 Written Answers Care of the Elderly.