Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (1269)

Róisín Shortall


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.