Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Ceisteanna (329)

Seán Barrett

Ceist:

329. Deputy Seán Barrett asked the Minister for Health if consideration will be given to a report submitted by an organisation (details supplied) with survey findings and views of persons currently self-funding flash glucose monitoring technology when considering lifting the age restriction to make the FreeStyle Libre device available to all sufferers of type 1 diabetes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29073/19]

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.