HC Deb 05 February 1987 vol 109 cc807-8W
Mr. Beith

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what recent representations he has received from the British Diabetics Association about the availability of disposable needles for diabetics.

Mrs. Currie

I have received a letter proposing that diabetics requiring insulin injections and who wish to use plastic disposable syringes could be given a voucher each year towards the cost.

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