Sligo TD calls for Orkambi decision without delay

There are calls for the Health Minister to make a statement on the drug Orkambi without delay.

Sligo Leitrim Fianna Fail TD Marc MacSharry says he contacted the drug-manufacturing company Vertex on Friday.

He says a spokesperson confirmed they have yet to hear back from the department of Health since they made a new offer at the start of February.

Ocean FM News is awaiting a statement back from the department on the issue.

Deputy MacSharry says the Minister needs to make a decision: