Dáil Éireann - Volume 507 - 01 July, 1999

Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

145. Ms Shortall asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will provide details per speciality of the waiting lists at the end of May 1999 in the National Children's Hospital, Temple Street, and Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin, Dublin 12. [17191/99]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Cowen): The information requested by the Deputy is set out as follows. The figures are end of March 1999, the most recent period for which figures are available.

Temple Street Children's Hospital

Speciality Name

Public Waiting List

E.N.T. (grommets)

136

E.N.T. (tonsils/adenoids)

492

Opthalmology

98

Orthopaedics

30

Plastic Surgery

336

Surgery

172

Urology

11

Total

1,275

[955] Our Lady's Hospital, Crumlin

Speciality Name

Public Waiting List

Cardiac Surgery

77

E.N.T. (grommets)

30

E.N.T. (other procedures)

32

E.N.T. (tonsils/adenoids)

189

Opthalmology

3

Plastic Surgery

96

Surgery

67

Total

494

National Children's Hospital, Tallaght

Speciality Name

Public Waiting List

E.N.T. (tonsils/adenoids)

62

Total

62