Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Questions (391)

Clare Daly

Question:

391. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Health his plans to ensure that survey findings by an organisation (details supplied) and the views of persons self-funding its use are considered as part of the HSE review when making his final decision on the issue of the FreeStyle Libre device being made available to all persons with type 1 diabetes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26328/19]

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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.