Dáil Éireann - Volume 541 - 03 October, 2001

Written Answers. - Orthodontic Service.

444. Mr. N. O'Keeffe asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will investigate the [387] delay in calling a person (details supplied) in County Cork for orthodontic treatment. [21269/01]

Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): As the provision of orthodontic services to eligible persons in County Cork is the statutory responsibility of the Southern Health Board, I have asked the chief executive officer of that board to investigate the position in relation to this case and to reply directly to the Deputy as a matter of urgency.