Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Department of Health
103. To ask the Minister for Health the number of consultant geriatricians currently working here; the hospitals they are attached to and the cohort attached to each hospital; his plans to hire additional consultant geriatricians in 2015; if they will work in a community setting; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4062/15]
104. To ask the Minister for Health the number of consultant geriatricians working here in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 respectively; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4063/15]
I propose to take Questions Nos. 103 and 104 together.
I have asked the HSE to respond to the Deputy directly on the matter. If you have not received a reply from the HSE within 15 working days, please contact my Private Office and they will follow up the matter with them.