Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Questions (466)

Michael Healy-Rae


466. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Health if he will request a report by an organisation (details supplied) be included as part of the HSE one-year review to extend the FreeStyle Libre device to all persons with type 1 diabetes; his views of the report findings; if clinical effectiveness and quality of life impact data on patients will be considered as part of the review; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26607/19]

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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.