Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Ceisteanna (451)

Maureen O'Sullivan

Ceist:

451. Deputy Maureen O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Health when he will review the decision regarding making flash glucose monitoring technology available to persons with type 1 diabetes; if the survey he received from an organisation (details supplied) has been considered when examining the merits of FreeStyle Libre technology; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [27975/19]

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.