Dáil Éireann - Volume 605 - 28 June, 2005

Written Answers - Health Service Reform.

  168. Mr. Sherlock asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children if she will report on the health reform process, which came into effect on 15 June 2005, concerning the management of the acute hospital in the southern area including Mallow General Hospital. [21923/05]

  Ms Harney:The Deputy’s question relates to the management and delivery of health and per[620] sonal social services, which are the responsibility of the Health Service Executive under the Health Act 2004. Accordingly, my Department has requested the parliamentary affairs division of the executive to arrange to have a reply issued directly to the Deputy.