Dáil Éireann - Volume 668 - 25 November, 2008
Written Answers. - Hospital Staff.
Deputy Thomas P. Broughan Deputy Thomas P. Broughan
Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Health and Children the number of consultant ophthalmic surgeons attached to Beaumont Hospital; her plans to increase this number; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42154/08]
Deputy Mary Harney Deputy Mary Harney
Deputy Mary Harney: Operational responsibility for the management and delivery of health and personal social services is a matter for the Health Service Executive and funding for all health services has been provided as part of its overall Vote. Therefore, the Executive is the appropriate body to consider the particular issue raised by the Deputy. My 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.
Dáil Éireann 668 Written Answers. Hospital Staff.