Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Ceisteanna (403)

Richard Boyd Barrett

Ceist:

403. Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett asked the Minister for Health if survey findings by an organisation (details supplied) are considered as part of the HSE review; if the FreeStyle Libre device will be made available to all persons with type 1 diabetes; if he will consider the views of persons self-funding its use when making his final decision on this issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27626/19]

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.