Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Ceisteanna (466)

Michael Healy-Rae


466. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Health if he will request a report by an organisation (details supplied) be included as part of the HSE one-year review to extend the FreeStyle Libre device to all persons with type 1 diabetes; his views of the report findings; if clinical effectiveness and quality of life impact data on patients will be considered as part of the review; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26607/19]

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.