Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Thursday, 23 September 2021
Public Accounts Committee
Financial Statement 2020 and Related Matters: HSE (Resumed)
We are moving to the point of the pandemic where people are wondering what shape our health services will now take and how we will address some of the deficiencies in our health services that have been exposed. I would like to go through some of the areas where they may be particular issues with Mr. Reid.
The following figures are from August. The waiting list for breast surgery in 2019 was 89. In 2020, it increased to 113. Is Mr. Reid aware of the number in respect of the current waiting list?