Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1269)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

1269. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health the steps he will take to make the FreeStyle Libre device available to persons with type 1 diabetes; the reason for the delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32454/19]

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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.