Tuesday, 9 July 2019
Department of Health
Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
329. To ask 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]
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.