Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Questions (378)

Ruth Coppinger


378. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Health if persons with type 1 diabetes and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency will be provided with access to Creon under the long-term illness scheme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51999/18]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

Under the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013, the HSE has statutory responsibility for the administration of the community drug schemes; therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.