Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Ceisteanna (130)

Mary Butler

Ceist:

130. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health his plans to ensure the same number of persons with type 1 diabetes will be seen as per current standards, guidelines and wait times for individual reimbursement support with regard to the FreeStyle Libre blood glucose management system in view of the workload that will be incurred by the endocrinologist consultants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18155/18]

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.