Thursday, 12 December 2019

Questions (248)

Fergus O'Dowd


248. Deputy Fergus O'Dowd asked the Minister for Health the details of increased pharmacy charges for blister packs used by elderly and unwell persons nationwide; his plans to ensure that unfair increases are overturned; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52356/19]

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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.