Written Answers. - Orthodontic Services.

Wednesday, 21 April 1999

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 503 No. 4

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  133.  Mr. Ring  Information on Michael Ring  Zoom on Michael Ring   asked the Minister for Health and Children  Information on Brian Cowen  Zoom on Brian Cowen   the reason a person (details supplied) in County Mayo was discharged from the Western Health Board orthodontic waiting list in view of the fact her dentist confirmed on three occasions the need for proper orthodontic treatment. [10521/99]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Cowen): Information on Brian Cowen  Zoom on Brian Cowen  As the provision of orthodontic treatment to eligible persons in County Mayo is the statutory responsibility of the Western Health Board I have asked the Chief Executive Officer of the Western Health Board to investigate the position in relation to this case and to reply to the Deputy directly as a matter of urgency.


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