Dáil Éireann - Volume 567 - 29 May, 2003

Written Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

  206. Mr. Penrose asked the Minister for Health and Children if a person (details supplied) in County Westmeath will be given an appointment with an ear specialist to deal with an ongoing ear infection and difficulty; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15043/03]

  Minister for Health and Children (Mr. Martin): Responsibility for the provision of hospital services to residents of County Westmeath rests with the Midland Health Board. My Department has, therefore, asked the chief executive officer of the Board to investigate the position in relation to this case and to reply to the Deputy directly.