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Re: [IPk] Depression

In message <000e01c0e6df$ca9f31e0$email @ redacted>, Hilly Beattie
<email @ redacted> writes
>I am seeking Union representation for the work issue. I didn't know they may
>help with the pump so I will ask at the next meeting (eg, letter of support
>from them)
They will almost certainly have a Welfare Officer - possibly at your
workplace, possibly in their HQ - he or she will (if they are good) able
to give you support in dealing with the NHS.  They may no of money
available to people in your line of work (from the union, or a charity
associated with your industry) which you could use to buy a pump. They
will also be able to remind your employer that giving you worse
treatment at work than they would if you didn't have diabetes is

Is it your specialist or your GP who is against you - or both?  If the
GP is a 'don't know' kind of person, then he or she might be persuaded
to refer you to a clinic that does pumps ...

Best wishes,

Pat Reynolds
email @ redacted
   "It might look a bit messy now, but just you come back in 500 years time" 
   (T. Pratchett)
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