QUESTION NO: 224
DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister for Health (Leo Varadkar)
by Deputy Bernard J. Durkan
for WRITTEN ANSWER on 09/07/2015
* To ask the Minister for Health the extent to which the number of midwives qualified and practising here corresponds to international best practice; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Bernard J. Durkan T.D.
I wish to thank the Deputy for the matter raised.
Given that this is an operational matter, it is appropriate that it should be dealt with by the HSE. I have referred the Deputy’s question to the the HSE for attention and direct reply.
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