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Re: [IPk] Pump Costs


Many thanks

John H
-----Original Message-----
From: morag_mclaren_minimed <email @ redacted>
To: IP- UK <email @ redacted>
Date: 24 September 1999 18:00
Subject: [IPk] Pump Costs

>John H and John N ,
>The cost of the Minimed pump can be clearly specified .
>Following the expiration of the guarantee[ 2 or 4 years ] the pump can be
>sent back
>to Minimed at anytime for repair .
>There is a fixed charge of 325  and the pump will be returned with an
>additional 6 mth. guarantee .
>During the repair process the pump also goes back through Quality Control
>before being returned to its owner so that regardless of the pump's age you
>are reassured that its performance is accurate and reliable .
>Minimed and AMT will loan you a pump free of charge whilst your pump is
>being repaired .
>We have pumps which are still inuse after more than 10 years and perform
>reliably .
>Additionally the 507 and new model 507C have a self test function.
>During a 30 second test which the user can simply perform at home the pump
>will check all functions and confirm that the pump is working correctly .
>In reality we find that most pump users or hospitals like to buy a new pump
>every 7-8 years so that they can benefit from the new features , but given
>the current sophistication of the pumps it is hard to imagine that there
>be many major advances in the near future .
>Please feel free to call me or AMT if you have any questions or would like
>more information on this subject .
>Best wishes
>[01372-278945 ]
>[AMT : 01223-420415 ]
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