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 Header Item Written Answers Nos. 181-194
 Header Item Hospital Waiting Lists Data
 Header Item Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 981 No. 5

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Written Answers Nos. 181-194

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

 181. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for a MRI scan in the RCSI hospital group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form.  [15894/19]

 182. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for a CT scan in the RCSI hospital group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form.  [15895/19]

 183. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for a bone scan in the RCSI hospital group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form.  [15896/19]

 184. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for an angiogram in the RCSI hospital group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form.  [15897/19]

 185. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for an electroencephalogram in the RCSI hospital group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form.  [15898/19]

 186. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for a cholangiopancreatography in the RCSI hospital group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form.  [15899/19]

 187. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for an ultrasound scan in the RCSI hospital group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form.  [15900/19]

Minister for Health (Deputy Simon Harris): Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris I propose to take Questions Nos. 181 to 187, inclusive, together.

The HSE advise that a pilot project was commenced in 2016 by the HSE Acute Hospitals Division to progress the collection of national radiology waiting list data. The project has been supported by the Radiology Clinical Care Programme and has involved key stakeholders across the system including the National NIMIS Team, Hospital Groups, and the support of the National Treatment Purchase Fund for data collection and data management expertise.

The data requested by the Deputy is collected quarterly and will be provided by my Department to the Deputy, in the format requested, when the data for Quarter 1 2019 becomes available.

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

 188. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for an MRI scan in the Ireland East Hospital Group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form.  [15901/19]

 189. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for a CT scan in the Ireland East Hospital Group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form. [15902/19]

 190. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for a bone scan in the Ireland East Hospital Group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form. [15903/19]

 191. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for an angiogram in the Ireland East Hospital Group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form. [15904/19]

 192. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for an electroencephalogram in the Ireland East Hospital Group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form. [15905/19]

 193. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for a cholangiopancreatography in the Ireland East Hospital Group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form. [15906/19]

 194. Deputy Stephen Donnelly Information on Stephen Donnelly Zoom on Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris the number of persons waiting as of 31 March 2019 or the nearest available date for an ultrasound scan in the Ireland East Hospital Group less than three, three to six, six to nine, nine to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively, in tabular form. [15907/19]

Minister for Health (Deputy Simon Harris): Information on Simon Harris Zoom on Simon Harris I propose to take Questions Nos. 188 to 194, inclusive, together.

The HSE advise that a pilot project was commenced in 2016 by the HSE Acute Hospitals Division to progress the collection of national radiology waiting list data. The project has been supported by the Radiology Clinical Care Programme and has involved key stakeholders across the system including the National NIMIS Team, Hospital Groups, and the support of the National Treatment Purchase Fund for data collection and data management expertise.

The data requested by the Deputy is collected quarterly and will be provided by my Department to the Deputy, in the format requested, when the data for Quarter 1 2019 becomes available.


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