Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

Tuesday, 3 October 2000

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 523 No. 1

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  534.  Mr. Killeen  Information on Tony Killeen  Zoom on Tony Killeen   asked the Minister for Health and Children  Information on Micheál Martin  Zoom on Micheál Martin   the current waiting list for bone graft surgery; the number of such procedures that have been carried out in Croom orthopaedic hospital in 2000 to date; and the number currently awaiting surgery in the hospital. [19404/00]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): Information on Micheál Martin  Zoom on Micheál Martin  No national statistics are maintained specifically relating to bone graft waiting lists. The provision of medical services at Croom orthopaedic hospital is the statutory responsibility of the Mid-Western Health Board in the first instance. My Department has asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate this matter and to reply to the Deputy directly.


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