Dáil Éireann - Volume 637 - 27 June, 2007
Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.
Deputy Bernard J. Durkan Deputy Bernard J. Durkan
Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of patients awaiting cataract surgery; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [18073/07]
Deputy Mary Harney Deputy Mary Harney
Deputy Mary Harney: Statutory responsibility for the collation, management and publication of data on waiting times and numbers of persons waiting for surgical procedures rests with the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF). My Department has, therefore, asked the Chief Executive of the NTPF to reply directly to the Deputy in relation to the information requested.
Dáil Éireann 637 Written Answers. Hospital Waiting Lists.