Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Questions (478)

Jackie Cahill


478. Deputy Jackie Cahill asked the Minister for Health if the FreeStyle Libre device will be extended to the general population of persons with diabetes; if not, the reason therefor; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26690/19]

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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.