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Re: [IPk] Trustees

Hi. Moira.

My daughter, Nicola, is 10 yrs old and has been on the pump since November
last year.  I am Chairman of the Blackpool & Fylde Young Diabetic Support
Group and will be attending the conference in Blackpool also.   Like you, I
intend to speak to as many people as possible with regard to the pump. If
you need any support at all at the conference just shout!!!!!!  I'll be

Bev Butterfield.

-----Original Message-----
From: moira <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: 06 February 2000 10:02
Subject: Re: [IPk] Trustees

>Jeremy GRAINGER wrote:
>> A new trustee, who I have never met is Aveen McNeill, who I did not list.
>> All the best,
>> Jeremy
>Dear all,
>Aveen McNeill is a BDA area-coordinator from Northern Ireland and is an
>If you all get writing to the trustees I will do my best to bring the whole
>subject of pumps up when I see Aveen and all the other area coordinators
>(including Dorothy Cartwright who is chairman of the Voluntary Groups
>Committee) at the BDA Voluntary Groups Section Conference in Blackpool next
>weekend. Although I have recently resigned as area coordinator for E.
>and Kent, I still have good contacts within the Voluntary Groups Committee
>(which is composed of all the BDA area coordinators) and I will certainly
>my best to get them to take action concerning the BDA and pumps.  The
>Voluntary Groups Committee is a good one to target as the area coordinators
>represent all the branches in the country and are all themselves either
>diabetic or parents of diabetic children or carers. They also are not
>to rock the boat at the BDA if they feel strongly about an issue.
>any of you that are BDA members should try and join local branches and
>agitate from within ! At the VGS conference resolutions are put forward by
>local branches and all the members at the conference vote on whether or not
>the resolution should be put forward to the trustees for their
>I think that certainly for next years conference it would be good if a
>put forward a resolution concerning the BDA and pump funding issues. I
>have organised it for my own branch that I am chairman of to put forward
>year but I was too busy keeling over from stress, family disasters, illness
>and Phd thesis writing induced neurosis to get my act togther in time. I
>try and make up for this by telling anyone and everyone at the conference
>about my pump and try to get the powers that be to get off their backsides
>and do something ! I will report back as to the progress made at the
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