Dáil Éireann - Volume 597 - 10 February, 2005

Written Answers - Hospital Accommodation.

  19. Mr. Murphy asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children if the CAPITA report has been fully implemented; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4275/05]

  Ms Harney: A joint steering committee involving representatives of health service management and representatives of the nursing unions is at present working towards the implementation of the recommendations of the CAPITA report on the bed management function. The joint steering committee is requesting the chief officers in each Health Service Executive area to examine the recommendations of the CAPITA report as they relate to the hospitals in their respective areas and to set out the measures required for implementation taking into account existing bed management structures.

Question No. 20 answered with Question No. 6.