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Re: [IPk] (Ordering supplies

Hi Pat

I'm not 100% positive but I am pretty sure that what you outlined is what 
happens at Guys.  I know they set up an account with Medtronic for the pumps 
and the complaints we heard about extra paperwork indicates this is the 

At some hospitals, of course, patients have to collect from the hospital and 
the pump company does not have contact with the pumper about supplies.

Hope you get it sorted out soon.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pat Reynolds" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, July 29, 2006 12:10 PM
Subject: [IPk] (Ordering supplies

> Hi All,
> Having just changed hospitals, I asked how I should now order supplies.
> They are under the impression that I got them direct from Guys, and
> should continue to go direct to Guys, but that if my GP wants to pick up
> the tab, I should ask him.
> Clearly not right!
> I used to order direct from Medtronic, and I _think_ they invoiced Guys
> who invoiced my PCT, or perhaps they invoiced my PCT direct.
> I now want to order cartridges from Deltec/Smiths, and 'shop around' for
> the best insertion sets (currently Medtronic).
> Could anyone confirm what the situation _should_ be?
> Cheers,
> Pat
> dm 30+, pumping 5+
> -- 
> Pat Reynolds
> email @ redacted
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>                    but just you come back in 500 years time"
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