Dáil Éireann - Volume 668 - 19 November, 2008

Written Answers. - Cancer Screening Programme.

Deputy Pat Breen asked the Minister for Health and Children further to Parliamentary Question No. 179 of 12 March 2008, if she will report on the progress to date on the roll-out of the BreastCheck mobile digital service to County Clare; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [41685/08]

Deputy Joe McHugh asked the Minister for Health and Children if she will commit to a date for the roll-out of the BreastCheck programme in County Donegal. [41809/08]

  Deputy Mary Harney: I propose to take Questions Nos. 133 and 147 together.

The Deputies specific questions in relation to the roll out of BreastCheck to Counties Clare and Donegal are the responsibility of the National Cancer Screening Service. Accordingly, my Department has requested the Chief Executive Officer of the Service to respond directly to the Deputies in this regard.