Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Ceisteanna (339)

Niamh Smyth

Ceist:

339. Deputy Niamh Smyth asked the Minister for Health the status of his plans to introduce a device (details supplied) under the long-term illness scheme cover for type 1 diabetes; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that it has been introduced in the UK; if research has been carried out on the amount it could save; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7757/19]

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.