Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Questions (403)

Richard Boyd Barrett

Question:

403. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Health if survey findings by an organisation (details supplied) are considered as part of the HSE review; if the FreeStyle Libre device will be made available to all persons with type 1 diabetes; if he will consider the views of persons self-funding its use when making his final decision on this issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27626/19]

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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.