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Written Answers. - Health Board Allowances.

Tuesday, 26 November 2002

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 558 No. 1

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 372. Mr. Neville Information on Dan Neville Zoom on Dan Neville  asked the Minister for Health and Children Information on Micheál Martin Zoom on Micheál Martin  the reason the Mid-Western Health Board has refused to replace a 20 year old below the knee prosthesis for a person (details supplied) in County Limerick. [23697/02]

Minister of State at the Department of Health and Children (Mr. T. O'Malley): Information on Tim O'Malley Zoom on Tim O'Malley The provision of technical aids and appliances including prostheses to people with physical or sensory disabilities is a matter for the relevant health board in the first instance. Accordingly, the Deputy's question has been referred to the chief executive officer, Mid-Western Health Board with a request that he [281] examine the matter and reply directly to the Deputy as a matter of urgency.

Question No. 373 answered with Question No. 339.

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