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Response from diabetes team...PALS?  A useful service, but not sure it's appropriate for this!

Hi Nick,

We have been advised by the CCG to divert any queries into the CCG pals department (01206918730).

I have a meeting arranged for early April about how NHSE criteria will be taken up and rolled out locally and have been telling other patients asking that NEEDS will put an update on our website and social media as soon as we know the plan. Details below on my signature.

Reply from PALS

Good morning Mr Cahm,

Thank you for your Email regarding Freestyle Libre Sensors.

We are aware that the government announced on World Diabetes Day that Flash Libre will be available on prescription across England to those who meet certain criteria from April 2019.  


However, to date we have had no confirmation on how the guidance will work from April. The CCG is currently reviewing the guidance and an update will be published as soon as a decision has been confirmed.

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