Update: Elective Procedures, 4th August 2015

4th August 2015 - Bernard Durkan TD

QUESTION NOS:  220 & 223

DÁIL QUESTIONS  addressed to the Minister for Health (Leo Varadkar)
by Deputy Bernard J. Durkan
for WRITTEN ANSWER on 09/07/2015   

 
  *  220.  To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons currently awaiting attention in respect of various elective procedures at various public hospitals; those who have already been seen by a consultant, those who are still awaiting consultation, and those identified as being in need of surgical procedures, but who are still on waiting lists; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

                                                                          – Bernard J. Durkan T.D.

For WRITTEN answer on Thursday, 9th July, 2015.

*  223.  To ask the Minister for Health the number and location of public hospitals currently having the highest number of patients awaiting elective procedures; the nature of the procedures, whether hip replacement, cardiovascular, or other; the extent to which it is planned to address this issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

                                                                          – Bernard J. Durkan T.D.

For WRITTEN answer on Thursday, 9th July, 2015.
 
   
REPLY.
As these are service matters, I have asked the HSE to respond to you directly. If you have not received a reply from the HSE within 15 working days please contact my Private Office and my officials will follow the matter up.

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