Written Answers - Medical Cards.

Tuesday, 6 March 2007

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 633 No. 1

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  293.  Mr. Costello  Information on Joe Costello  Zoom on Joe Costello   asked the Minister for Health and Children  Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney   the reason disposable stomach bags for cancer patients are not covered by the medical card; her views on the case of a person (details supplied) in Dublin 7; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [8530/07]

Minister for Health and Children (Ms Harney): Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  The Deputy’s question relates to the management and delivery of health and personal services, which are the responsibility of the Health Service Executive under the Health Act 2004. Accordingly, my Department has asked the Parliamentary Affairs Division of the Executive to have this matter investigated and to have a reply issued directly to the Deputy.


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