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Libre now on the NHS

Discussion in 'Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say' started by videoman, Sep 27, 2017.

  1. videoman

    videoman Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Finally thr Libre Flash meter is on the NHS from October.My GP in June said no to my consultants request to have the sensors on prescription,well now I will reask and hopfully I will get the sensors as I already have the reader and just want the sensors? Has any body got one on prescription?
  2. himtoo

    himtoo Type 1 · Moderator
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  3. helensaramay

    helensaramay Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    "The device will, subject to local health authority approval, be available on the NHS across the United Kingdom from 1st November 2017."

    So I don't think anyone will have it yet and it will still be down to your local health authority whether they will prescribe it and to whom.
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  4. Red shaw

    Red shaw · Member

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    Why did your consultant request it in June when it wasn't NICE approved?
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