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Tuesday, 22 May 2001

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 536 No. 5

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  224.  Mr. Higgins (Mayo)  Information on Jim Higgins  Zoom on Jim Higgins   asked the Minister for Health and Children  Information on Micheál Martin  Zoom on Micheál Martin   the reason a person in County Mayo, awaiting a mammogram at the Mayo General Hospital, has been told that it will be 12 weeks before she can be called. [14957/01]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): Information on Micheál Martin  Zoom on Micheál Martin  The provision of medical treatment is the statutory responsibility of the Western Health Board in the first instance. My Department has asked the chief executive officer of that board to investigate the position in relation to the issue raised and to reply to the Deputy directly.


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