Thursday, 3 October 2019

Ceisteanna (137)

Seán Fleming

Ceist:

137. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Health his plans to remove the age restriction on making FreeStyle Libre available to all persons with type 1 diabetes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40181/19]

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.