Am I eligible for Freestyle Libre?
Freestyle Libre has been approved for prescription, for people living within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde with Type 1 Diabetes who are using multiple daily insulin injections or insulin pump therapy and have been assessed by the specialist clinician to meet one or more of the following criteria:
Patients who undertake intensive monitoring with a minimum of 6 tests per day.
To be eligible for funding we ask that you:
The eligibility criteria being used in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is the criteria which was outlined in the Use of Freestyle Libre® flash glucose monitoring system document, Diabetes Managed Clinical Network Lead Clinicians Position Statement January 2018
What happens if I do not live in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde?
For people who attend one of our hospitals but live in another board area, funding of Freestyle Libre will be at the discretion of the board where you live based on their agreed eligibility criteria. We would encourage you to complete the online training and attend one of our education sessions, following which we will contact your resident health board requesting that you are considered for prescription of sensors.