Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Ceisteanna (763)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire

Ceist:

763. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Health the status of the release of the findings of the review of the FreeStyle Libre glucose monitoring system undertaken by his Department in 2019; and if he will consider extending the availability of the FreeStyle Libre to all persons with type 1 diabetes [40375/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

The review referred to by the Deputy is a HSE review. 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.