Friday, 6 September 2019

Ceisteanna (1315)

Jan O'Sullivan

Ceist:

1315. Deputy Jan O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that Duodopa, which is particularly advised to patients with Parkinson’s disease who require pump therapy, is no longer available to such patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36609/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The HSE has statutory responsibility for decisions on pricing and reimbursement of medicines, in accordance with the provisions of the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013; therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for reply to the Deputy.