Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Ceisteanna (386)

Maria Bailey

Ceist:

386. Deputy Maria Bailey asked the Minister for Health his plans to make the freestyle libre glucose monitoring system for persons with diabetes available under the general medical scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5656/18]

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.