Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Ceisteanna (158)

Thomas P. Broughan

Ceist:

158. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Health when the FreeStyle Libre device will be available to persons with type 1 diabetes; when the HSE review of the matter will be completed; if the results of the survey by an organisation (details supplied) on the life experience of using flash glucose monitoring will be taken into consideration in the review; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26989/19]

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.