The management of adult diabetes services in the NHS: progress review

November 3, 2015

Source: National Audit Office

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Date of publication: 21 Oct 2015

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: NAO report reveals diabetes patients in some CCG areas are more than twice as likely to receive the recommended eight key diabetes checks.

 


Psychological support for the London diabetes care pathway

September 29, 2014

Source:  London Strategic Clinical Networks

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Date of publication: Aug 2014

Publication type: Report

Length of publication: 42 page pdf

In a nutshell: This report (London’s diabetes care pathway: commissioning recommendations for psychological support) uses information gathered from discussions with professionals and patients, and surveys about local provision, to provide guidance on emotional and psychological support relating to the London diabetes care pathway.

 

 

 


Evaluation of the Inner North West London Integrated Care Pilot

June 7, 2013

Source: Nuffield Trust

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Date of publication: May 2013

Publication Type: Report

In a nutshell: This report evaluates the findings of the first year of the Inner North West London Integrated Care Pilot, which aimed to develop new forms of care for older people and those with diabetes.

Length of publication: 12 page pdf

 


Health and wellbeing boards lack focus on diabetes care

June 7, 2013

Source: OnMedica

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Date of publication: May 2013

Publication Type: Report

In a nutshell: New health and wellbeing boards are not recognising the need to improve management of diabetes and not enough priority is given to preventing Type 2 diabetes.

Length of publication: 1 web page


Best practice for commissioning diabetes services

April 7, 2013

Source: NHS Diabetes

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Date of publication: March 2013

Publication Type: Report

In a nutshell: This commissioning guidance has been developed to support new commissioners and health professionals to deliver a joined up service from diagnosis through to end of life care for people with diabetes.

Length of publication: 40 pages, pdf

Acknowledgements: NHS Networks


Cost effectiveness of telehealth for patients with long term conditions

April 7, 2013

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Cost effectiveness of telehealth for patients with long term conditions

Source: BMJ

Link to full text and factsheet

Date of publication:  22 March 2013

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: 

This economic evaluation of the Whole Systems Demonstrator telehealth questionnaire study concludes that telehealth does not seem to be a cost effective addition to standard support and treatment.  The original study included 3230 people with a long term condition (heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or diabetes).

Length of publication: 19 page pdf

 

 


Putting feet first

March 7, 2013

Source: Diabetes UK 

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Date of publication:  Feb 2013

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This report highlights the lack of multidisciplinary footcare teams and the resulting preventable amputations due to untreated foot ulcers.

Length of publication: 9 page pdf