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Re: [IPu] British Situation ?



Hi Tori,

So which infusions are subsidised there ?  Everything or similar to NDSS (no
disconnecting) ?
Janette
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tori" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2003 2:41 PM
Subject: Re: [IPu] British Situation ?


> And I would just add that *all* supplies for people with chronic
illnesses,
> including diabetes, are supplied free of charge in the UK.
>
> Tori
>
> At 01:28 PM 25/03/2003, you wrote:
> >The system in the UK is completely different to the NDSS one. To obtain a
> >pump through their health scheme you apply through your GP to your local
> >health board for approval. The information appears on the UK web Site.
The
> >local health board then decides if they can justify you getting a pump on
a
> >'cost saving' basis.
> >Alan Reed
>
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