Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Ceisteanna (284)

John Brassil


284. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if a cost-benefit analysis has been undertaken in respect of the provision of the FreeStyle Libre monitoring system for all persons with type 1 diabetes on the long-term illness scheme; his plans to extend the scheme to all type 1 diabetes patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40856/18]

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.