Calls for approval of additional resources for Cross-Border Directive

 

There are calls on the Health Minister and the HSE to approve a request for additional resources for the Cross-Border Directive team.

Figures released to Donegal Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue reveal that there are currently 3,500 applications for reimbursement & prior authorisation waiting to be processed.

It has also been confirmed that it is taking approximately 13 weeks to process applications.

Deputy McConalogue says it's clear there there's a demand for the service and the relevant bodies need to approve the funding request: