Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Questions (689, 885)

Róisín Shortall

Question:

689. Deputy Róisín Shortall asked the Minister for Health the role of pharmacists in the Covid-19 vaccination programme; when contact will be made with the profession; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7820/21]

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Neale Richmond

Question:

885. Deputy Neale Richmond asked the Minister for Health the role pharmacists will have in the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out; the phase of the roll-out at which their skills will be required; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7107/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 689 and 885 together.

As this is a service matter, I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond to the deputy directly, as soon as possible.