Dáil Éireann - Volume 615 - 01 March, 2006

Written Answers. - Hospital Staff.

  94. Dr. Cowley asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the number of agency nurses employed in hospitals here; the breakdown of these by hospital; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8446/06]

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