Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Questions (384)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

384. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Health if he will make the FreeStyle Libre device available to all persons with type 1 diabetes as soon as possible; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26294/19]

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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.