Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Questions (457)

Stephen Donnelly

Question:

457. Deputy Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health the expenditure incurred on drugs, medicines and pharmaceutical products across hospitals and community schemes in each of the years 2012 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [37679/19]

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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 pricing and reimbursement of medicines; therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.