Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1173)

Robert Troy

Question:

1173. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Health the reason for the six-month wait for the prostate-specific membrane antigen prostate scan to diagnose PROTRACT cancer; the reason for the high cost of the scan, that is, €1,850; and his views on whether such a service should be discounted or subsidised to make it more affordable. [36059/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As this is a service delivery matter, I have asked the HSE to respond to you directly.