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Lancing devices and lancets (finger-prickers)

The lancing devices (or as most of us call them, ‘finger prickers’) listed here can be bought alone, not just as part of the blood testing kit. Try not to be dismissive of lancing devices – some of them really are good these days, with technology and basic manufacturing evolving so that we don’t need to reuse lancets (so pain is reduced) or replace lancets (another pain in its own way). Some even have lancets that retract, which means they can be easily and safely disposed. It’s about time!

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  • Sandra Nicolle's Comment Sandra Nicolle Posted On: May 15th, 2012 at 14:31

    You recently sent me a free sample Accu-chek Multiclix finger pricker which I found excellent and much less painful. I should like to know where I can purchase additional lancet drums.

  • sue's Comment sue Posted On: May 20th, 2012 at 10:41

    Hi Sandra, you can get them on prescription from your GP. Ask your GP to order using these details: PIP code 317-1220 in the UK or in Ireland, GMS code 85504.

  • david fenn's Comment david fenn Posted On: Feb 12th, 2014 at 21:36

    Where can i get a replacement accu-chek finger pricker suitable for a mobile blood test machine ,which uses acc-ch ek fastclix lancets .

  • sue's Comment sue Posted On: Feb 16th, 2014 at 12:14

    Hi David,

    You need to contact Accu-Chek direct.You can’t buy their finger prickers separately. The one with the Mobile is called the FastClix. Call their careline on: UK 0800 701 000; Ireland 1 800 709 600.

    Sue

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