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Freestyle Libre

Flash Glucose Monitoring (Freestyle Libre) on prescription.

NHS England (NHSE) published guidance in March 2019 regarding the process for considering Freestyle Libre prescribing.

Eligibility criteria for adults, young people and children 4 years of age and older with diabetes mellitus type 1 can be found here

Should a patient fulfil the criteria for funding, which will be reviewed at their next routine specialist appointment, the device and an initial one sensor (14 days) will be provided by the Specialist Diabetes Team. The patient’s GP will then take over prescribing the sensors for a six month period, after which time they will be reviewed by the Specialist Diabetes Team for eligibility for continued funding.

FAQs as of April 2019

Please follow the link for answers to many of the common questions you may have around Freestyle Libre.

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