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Written Answers - Health Services

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 754 No. 3

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 535.  Deputy Micheál Martin Information on Micheál Martin Zoom on Micheál Martin  asked the Minister for Health Information on James Reilly Zoom on James Reilly  his views regarding the Health Service Executive’s decision to end in-house catering facilities at nursing homes, including Lusk Community Unit, County Dublin, and have food transported long distances to residents; his further views on whether this practice may contravene the standards of the Health Information and Quality Authority; if there are any cost savings involved; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6765/12]

Minister of State at the Department of Health (Deputy Kathleen Lynch): Information on Kathleen Lynch Zoom on Kathleen Lynch As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply.

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