Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Questions (140)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

140. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health the number of persons availing of the GMS, drugs payment scheme and the long term illness scheme, respectively by local health office area in each of the years 2008 to 2011. [43691/19]

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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.