Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Questions (329)

Stephen Donnelly


329. Deputy Stephen Donnelly asked the Minister for Health his plans to withdraw funding for the medication Simponi used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis under the drugs payment scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39347/19]

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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.