Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Department of Health
Healthcare Infrastructure Provision
500. To ask the Minister for Health further to a response received from the HSE (details supplied), the exact nature of works being carried out at Our Lady’s Hospital, Cashel, County Tipperary; the breakdown of jobs completed on site and awaiting completion, respectively; the cost of works carried out; the funds from which the works are being paid for; the date on which transfers of patients from St. Patrick's Hospital are due to take place; the length of time it is envisaged that patients from St. Patrick's will remain in the hospital; the future plans for the hospital once the patients from St. Patrick's return there; if the information is not immediately available if it will be provided as soon as it is to hand; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10670/20]
As these queries relate to the delivery of public healthcare infrastructure projects and operational matters, which the Health Service Executive are responsible for, I have asked the HSE to respond to you directly in relation to this matter.
501. To ask the Minister for Health the nature of works being carried out at St. Michael’s Hospital, Clonmel; the breakdown of works being carried out and works yet to be carried out; the costs of all works; the future intentions for the hospital in a post-Covid-19 environment; if the hospital will be used to provide urgently needed mental health beds in south County Tipperary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10674/20]