Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Questions (767)

Bernard Durkan

Question:

767. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Health the number of nicotine replacement therapies provided by the HSE through the medical card scheme in 2017 and 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13417/19]

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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.