378. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health when the result of the assessment of the PKU treatment drug Kuvan will be made available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 13807/18 asked on 27 Mar 2018)

Minister for Health (Deputy Simon Harris): The HSE has statutory responsibility for decisions on pricing and reimbursement of medicines under the community drug schemes, 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.