Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (310)

Shane Cassells

Question:

310. Deputy Shane Cassells asked the Minister for Health if the necessary arrangements will be put in place to ensure that prescribed medications and repeat prescriptions issued by pharmacies will be on a calendar month basis which for 11 months of the year is a 30 or 31 day period; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38445/19]

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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.