Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Ceisteanna (164)

Mary Butler

Ceist:

164. Deputy Mary Butler asked the Minister for Health the number of persons under 21 years of age who have access to the FreeStyle Libre device under the long-term illness scheme; the number of persons over 21 years of age who now have access to the FreeStyle Libre device under the long-term illness scheme in tabular form by CHO and county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25633/19]

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.