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From Meds Management:

Dear Nick


Please could you answer the following two questions:
1)     Your plans for meeting the NHS England Libre policy

Bromley CCG is part of the SEL Area Prescribing Committee and we have agreed our own guidance which is very similar to the NHSE guidance, available here, but in recognition of this NHSE guidance the SEL guidance will be updated to incorporate any details, missed.  These meetings are taking place in April. Moving forward the SEL guidance will reflect all recommendations in the NHSE guidance

2)      How the Libre prescribing process will be handled? Will it be Red, Amber or Green listed

The prescribing of Flash Glucose monitoring will be Amber listed in Bromley, SEL .  This means that it will be initiated under the care of the specialist diabetes clinics and once the patent is stable prescribing will be transferred to their GP. Patients will be seen at their next routine appointment.

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