Written answers

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Department of Health

Hospital Appointment Status

Photo of Colm KeaveneyColm Keaveney (Galway East, Fianna Fail)
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569. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide, in tabular form, the total number of persons by acute hospital and by speciality who are waiting to receive an appointment date for a procedure for one month, two months, three months, three to six months, six to nine months, nine to 12 months and 12 months plus; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28515/15]

Photo of Colm KeaveneyColm Keaveney (Galway East, Fianna Fail)
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570. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide, in tabular form, the total number of persons who have received an appointment for an orthopaedic procedure broken down by acute hospital; the number of persons who have been waiting for one month, two months, three months, three to six months, six to nine months, nine to 12 months and 12 months plus; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28516/15]

Photo of Colm KeaveneyColm Keaveney (Galway East, Fianna Fail)
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595. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide, in tabular form, by Health Service Executive administrative area, the number of persons waiting for a magnetic resonance imaging, MRI, scan for one month, two months, three months, three to six months, six to nine months, nine to 12 months and more than 12 months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28615/15]

Photo of Colm KeaveneyColm Keaveney (Galway East, Fianna Fail)
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598. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide, in tabular form, by Health Service Executive administrative area, the number of persons waiting for their first appointment with a pain clinic following referral for one month, two months, three months, three to six months, six to nine months, nine to 12 months and more than 12 months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28618/15]

Photo of Colm KeaveneyColm Keaveney (Galway East, Fianna Fail)
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619. To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide, in tabular form, in respect of each acute hospital in the country, the number of persons on the waiting list for orthopaedic procedures up to three months, three to six months, six to nine months, nine to 12 months, 12 to 18 months and 18 months plus; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28800/15]

Photo of Leo VaradkarLeo Varadkar (Minister, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport; Dublin West, Fine Gael)
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I propose to take Questions Nos. 569, 570, 595, 598 and 619 together.

As these are service matters, I have asked the HSE to respond to you directly. If you have not received a reply from the HSE within 15 working days please contact my Private Office and my officials will follow the matter up.

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