Dáil Éireann - Volume 674 - 10 February, 2009

Written Answers. - Health Service Staff.

Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Health and Children the provision being made for non-nursing staff at Heatherside Hospital, Buttevant, County Cork following the planned relocation of the care facility; the number who will be redeployed; the number who will be made redundant; the redundancy payment arrangements which will be made; if she has discussed with the Health Service Executive the reason for the relocation of the facility [209] in view of the fact that there was substantial expenditure in 2008 for refurbishment of the building; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4846/09]

  Deputy Mary Harney: As this is a service matter, it has been referred to the HSE for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.