Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1147)

Shane Cassells

Question:

1147. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Health his plans to extend the availability of a device (details supplied) to diabetes patients over 21 years of age on the long-term illness scheme. [31853/19]

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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.