Thursday, 1 February 2018

Ceisteanna (205)

Jackie Cahill

Ceist:

205. Deputy Jackie Cahill asked the Minister for Health the rationale for the decision to make Freestyle Libre available on the long term illness scheme for children and young persons only; when this will be made available to all persons; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5101/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar 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.