Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Questions (164)

Mary Butler

Question:

164. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the number of persons under 21 years of age who have access to the FreeStyle Libre device under the long-term illness scheme; the number of persons over 21 years of age who now have access to the FreeStyle Libre device under the long-term illness scheme in tabular form by CHO and county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25633/19]

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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.