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Media Articles November 2018

It's been a whirlwind couple of weeks for Libre publicity and decisions.  I have been involved with or written a number of articles across numerous media outlets.  Below are the articles that I have been involved with.

Stoke Sentinel Article - a short review with some inaccuracies based on a piece I sent to the newspaper.  It did provoke a reaction from the CCG, so did the trick!

Leicester Mercury Article - virtually verbatim what I wrote - well presented and I think did justice to our campaign.  There are signs of progress in the Leicester CCGs.

BMJ Article - comprehensive review of the situation using the data that I've put together.  The only missing element I can see is an assertion that the data that's available to me only covers primary care prescribing - I anticipate some clinicians in the North East being a little upset by that as prescribing is predominantly via hospitals in that area - but there's no data in the public domain and they are not willing or able to share.

Guardian Article - a good review of the BMJ article.

BBC Article - not a great article compared to others- has inaccuracies in it and misses some of the key facts behind the BMJ article.

Daily Mail Article - Similar article from the Daily Mail (please don't judge me...I didn't speak to them!!)

And...the Times..where I am quoted as saying that the Prime Minister is disingenuous - that is what I said! The journalist involved said he didn't know much about T1, but he seems to have produced a good article.

The Times 08/11/18
I will go through the developments in prescribing once the prescribing data is available to me.

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