Dáil Éireann - Volume 603 - 14 June, 2005

Written Answers. - Health Service Executive.

  244. Mr. Lowry asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the steps she intends to take to find a replacement CEO for the HSE; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19520/05]

[1652]   Ms Harney:Under the Health Act 2004 the statutory responsibility for recruiting the first chief executive officer of the Health Service Executive rests with the board of the executive. My function in the matter is to appoint the person recommended by the board.