Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Thursday, 15 July 2021
Committee on Budgetary Oversight
Summer Economic Statement: Minister for Finance and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform
I thank the Ministers. I am glad to see that the statement looks beyond Covid but I am concerned that sufficient account is not taken for the full reopening of our health service, particularly screening services. Are there specific plans for the recovery of our health service? I am aware that Deputy Canney asked a similar question and that the Minister, Deputy Michael McGrath, mentioned Sláintecare but I am concerned with the lack of screening taking place. If I could get something on that I would appreciate it.