HC Deb 17 October 1994 vol 248 c134W
Mr. Morgan

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations she has received in relation to the ability of(a) general practitioners and (b) consultants to prescribe insulin pen needles.

Mr. Malone

Representations asking that general practitioners should be able to prescribe insulin pen needles have recently been received from people with diabetes and their relatives, the British Diabetic Association, manufacturers of insulin and pen needles and from hon. Members. No representations have been made about prescribing by consultants.