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Re: [IPk] Finding a new Pump Clinic



Hi Melissa, 

Thank you, it might be worth giving Reading another go!
 Has Dr Hugh Simpson finally gone? I know his time was more directed towards his
Private patients than the NHS.

Bournemouth without Dr Kerr does seem particularly odd!

Jane

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> On 4 Jan 2014, at 04:53, "Melissa Ford" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> Hi Jane
> 
> I hadn't heard this news - but what a big change for Bournemouth and Dr
> Kerr!
> 
> Dr Ian Gallen, who used to be a consultant at High Wycombe, moved to
> Reading in the summertime. You could try his new clinic there if you want
> to explore the local option first. I understand a few people from
> the Oxford area are now going there rather than to OCDEM.
> 
> Hope that's of some help - do peruse the INPUT list here too:
> http://www.inputdiabetes.org.uk/alt-insulin-pumps/pump-clinics/
> 
> All best
> Melissa
> 
>> On Friday, January 3, 2014, Jane Halls wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Everyone, hope you've had a lovely Christmas and are having a lovely
>> New
>> Year.
>> Having just had the very disappointing ( for me, obviously exciting news
>> for
>> Prof. Kerr!) news that Prof. David Kerr will be leaving Bournemouth
>> Hospital in
>> March to be Director of Research and Innovation at Sansum in California, I
>> don't
>> consider the 140 mile round trip to my Pump Clinic appointments will be
>> worth
>> the travelling.
>> What I would like to know is could anyone recommend a pro Pump Diabetic
>> Clinic
>> nearer to Reading, Berkshire than Bournemouth. Reading has never been a
>> particularly good clinic and I have not been back there since they washed
>> their
>> hands of me back in 2004.
>> I don't mind travelling if it's worth it. I have heard that maybe High
>> Wycombe
>> Hospital could have a good Pump Clinic, but that's only from nurses at my
>> GP
>> surgery.
>> I would be very grateful for recommendations. Thank you
>> 
>> Jane
>> Mum of 5, IDDM 30 years, pumping 9 years, using Dexcom CGM almost 3 years.
>> 
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