Dáil Éireann - Volume 673 - 05 February, 2009

Written Answers. - Medical Cards.

Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health and Children further to Parliamentary Question No. 236 of 16 December 2008, the number of staff engaged in the processing of medical card applications and renewals in a local office (details supplied) in Dublin 7; the numbers of such staff at the end of June 2008; the steps she will take to ensure that this work is completed within a reasonable timescale; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3992/09]

  Deputy Mary Harney: As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.