Diabetes

Health written question – answered on 11th June 2014.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects that artificial pancreases for treatment of diabetes will be available through the NHS.

Photo of Norman Lamb Norman Lamb The Minister of State, Department of Health

There are a number of artificial pancreas device systems and technologies for integrated continuous glucose monitoring in development which could be made available through the national health service once they have gone through the appropriate regulatory process to demonstrate safety and efficacy.

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