Diabetes Type 2 Horizon Scanning Vol 1 Issue 11

December 8, 2009

Help me manage

December 8, 2009

Title: Help me manage

Source:   Diabetes UK

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Date of publication:  November 2009

Publication type:  Case Study

In a nutshell: This case study documents the development of a PCT funded web site and information booklet to support people with Diabetes who have been transferred from secondary care to a primary care setting. The aim is to ensure that Diabetes sufferers have access to the same information as clinicians.  It highlights the collaboration between primary and secondary care.

Length of publication:  1 web page

Some important notes: You can access the project web site at http://www.portsmouthdiabetes.co.uk/


Reaching the hard to reach

December 8, 2009

Title: Reaching the hard to reach

Source:   Diabetes UK

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Date of publication:  November 2009

Publication type:  Case Study

In a nutshell: To address health inequalities in a specific area of deprivation, NHS North East Essex created a new post of Diabetes Specialist Nurse to provide extra support to people with diabetes closer to their homes. This project has resulted in reduced admissions, admission avoidance, reduced referrals, improved Hba1cs & lipids, referrals to lifestyle interventions and 100% improved patient confidence.

Length of publication:  1 web page


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December 8, 2009

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