Written Answers - National Treatment Purchase Fund.

Wednesday, 18 November 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 695 No. 1

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  188.  Deputy Michael Noonan  Information on Michael Noonan  Zoom on Michael Noonan   asked the Minister for Health and Children,  Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney   further to Parliamentary Question No. 336 of 16 September 2009, if she will fulfil the commitment made to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick; if her attention has been drawn to the fact that even though an appointment for 26 November 2009 in a hospital was arranged for them under the National Treatment Purchase Fund scheme, the NTPF has informed the person that no new case authorisation numbers are being issued and the surgery is being deferred; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [42161/09]

Minister for Health and Children (Deputy Mary Harney): Information on Mary Harney  Zoom on Mary Harney  I have been advised by the NTPF that this person’s case is being processed at present. The Fund envisages that the private hospital concerned will be in contact with the patient during the coming weeks to arrange the treatment.


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