Charity launches good diabetes care campaign in surgeries

May 7, 2013

Source: OnMedica

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Date of publication: April 2013

Publication Type: News story

In a nutshell: An advertising campaign targeting GP surgeries, pharmacists and hospitals is being launched this week to help reduce the high proportion of people with diabetes who are missing out on vital care.

Length of publication: 1 web page

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Reducing Health Disparities Related to Diabetes

October 7, 2011

Source: Public Health Agency of Canada

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Date of publication: September 2011

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: Subtitled ‘Lessons Learned Through the Canadian Diabetes Strategy Community-Based Program’ this report details 7 Canadian case studies, each of which used a unique approach to meet the needs of the target population.

Length of publication: 1 web page with links to each case study and 20p pdf version

Acknowledgement: Glycosmedia Weekly


Delivering enhanced multidisciplinary community diabetes care

March 7, 2011

Source: Diabetes UK

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Date of publication: February 2011

Publication type: Case Study

In a nutshell: This case study outlines a service model of diabetes care which delivers 4 levels of care using Multidisciplinary teams (MDT) across Leeds. These teams work in individual practice and locality settings in the community according to need and include Dietitians, DNS and GPSIs with enhanced podiatry working alongside and mental health support workers.

Length of publication: 1 web page


A Pathway for the Initiation of Insulin in People with Type 2 Diabetes

November 7, 2009

Title: The Implementation of a NICE compliant Pathway of Care for the Initiation of Insulin in People with Type 2 Diabetes

Source: Diabetes UK

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Date of publication: Oct 2009

Publication type: Case Study

In a nutshell: The service is provided for the population of people with Type 2 diabetes in Newcastle within the North of Tyne Primary Care Trust. It was implemented in 2005 ot deliver the majority of diabetes care, for people with Type 2 diabetes in primary care. An integrated pathway of care included a Community Assessment Clinic (CAC) for GPs to access advice on management and referral for Insulin therapy, was also offered via a structured education programme.

Length of publication: 1 web page


Sheffield patients to benefit from new diabetes service

July 9, 2009

Source:   Sheffield Health

Date of publication:  June 2009

Publication type
:  News story

In a nutshell:   A community-based specialist diabetes support team has been launched by Central Sheffield GP Consortium, a cluster of 28 practices working together to improve services for patients in the centre of the city.
The groundbreaking team will not only deliver specialist support clinics in the community but provide training for GP practice nurses to provide ongoing diabetic care for patients who currently have to attend hospital outpatient clinics.

Length of publication: 
 1 page

Some important notes:  Includes a link to ‘Contact us’ for more information about the project.

Acknowledgement: NHS Diabetes