Dáil Éireann - Volume 594 - 02 December, 2004

Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

  175. Mr. Durkan asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the number of persons on waiting lists in respect of heart, lung, hip replacement or other surgeries; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [31975/04]

  Ms Harney: Responsibility for the collection and reporting of waiting lists and waiting times now falls within the remit of the national treatment purchase fund. My Department has asked the chief executive of the NTPF to reply to the Deputy directly with the information requested.