Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Questions (548)

John Lahart

Question:

548. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health when he plans to provide PPE to pharmacists as per a commitment made in summer 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2545/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The HSE has been provided with a significant funding provision for PPE in 2021. The HSE, in conjunction with my Department, and supported by guidance from Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC),is managing the provision of PPE across all parts of the health service, including health service contractors.