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Moving Away

Discussion in 'Benefits' started by Jackie100, Sep 11, 2018.

  1. Jackie100

    Jackie100 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi if I was to move district like moving from Kent to wales and I am on a pump would the next authority take over the pump funding or would I have to give up my pump ?
    Has anybody ever done this and is it easy or possible?
     
  2. Engineer88

    Engineer88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yeah funding would be continued - there isn't a good enough reason for them to take the pump away.

    You will need to be on the ball and make sure you get referred to a pump clinic when you register with new doc though :)
     
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  3. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hi @Jackie100 This won't be an issue, you have a prescription for this so no they wouldn't take it away from you, however it would be a good idea to tell your DSN before you move so they can communicate direct with your new team too.
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    What area are you moving to?
    They wont take away your pump, but as has been mentioned tell your DSN where you are moving to and they will/should contact the team there
     
  5. Jackie100

    Jackie100 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for that everyone I was hoping it was ok but if I had to lose my pump then that’s what I maybe have to do Hopefully mid Wales
     
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