Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Ceisteanna (724, 827)

Pádraig O'Sullivan

Ceist:

724. Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan asked the Minister for Health if pharmacists will be administering the Covid-19 vaccine to those aged over 70s; if not, if consideration will be given to including them in the roll-out (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6419/21]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Michael Creed

Ceist:

827. Deputy Michael Creed asked the Minister for Health the role envisaged for community pharmacists in the Covid-19 vaccination of those aged over 70s; the reason for the decision in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6853/21]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 724 and 827 together.

As this is a service matter, I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond to the deputy directly, as soon as possible.