Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Questions (303, 304)

Kate O'Connell

Question:

303. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Health if enzyme replacement therapy is approved by a committee; if so, the reason therefor; the persons who sit on that committee; the frequency with which the committee meets; the approval criteria; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52835/17]

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Kate O'Connell

Question:

304. Deputy Kate O'Connell asked the Minister for Health if there is a specific budget for enzyme replacement therapy; if so, the way in which it is administered; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52836/17]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 303 and 304 together.

Officials in my Department have sought clarification in relation to these two PQs. Once this information has been received I will arrange for a reply to issue to the Deputy.