Petition PE1404 by Stephen Fyfe, on behalf of Diabetes UK Scotland, calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to conduct an immediate review into the provision of insulin pump therapy (CSII) in Scotland in order to address the low and inequitable access across the country.

Number of signatures: 1
Date lodged: 27 September 2011


1 November 2011: The Committee took evidence from Jane-Claire Judson, National Director and Stephen Fyfe, Media and Communications Officer, Diabetes UK Scotland and Dorothy Farquharson. The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government and a selection of NHS boards (Fife, Tayside, Ayrshire and Arran, Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Western Isles and Shetland) seeking responses to points raised in the petition and during the discussion. Link to Official Report 1 November 2011 (442KB pdf)

24 January 2012: The Committee agreed to write to NHS Western Isles and await the Scottish Government’s announcement. Link to Official Report 24 January 2012 (318KB pdf)

17 April 2012: The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government. Link to Official Report 17 April 2012 (474KB pdf)  

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