Reasons why patients referred to diabetes education programmes choose not to attend: a systematic review

April 25, 2016

Source: Diabetic Medicine;
article first published online: 15 APR 2016

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Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To identify the reasons why those offered a place on diabetes education programmes declined the opportunity.

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Excessive testing of adults with type 2 diabetes

February 29, 2016

Source: BMJ

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Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Is our fondness for treating numbers harming patients?

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A new look for diabetes services

June 29, 2015

Source:  RightCare

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Date of publication: 30 June 2015

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Unacceptable variations in patient experience pushed commissioners in North East Essex to put diabetes services out to tender.


2015 Standards for Diabetes Care

March 27, 2015

SourceAnnals of Internal Medicine

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Date of publication: 24 March 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article highlights three topics in the care of patients with diabetes: ethnic differences, blood pressure targets and individual diabetes treatments.

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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


The management of adult diabetes services in the NHS

December 7, 2012

SourceHouse of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

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Date of publication:  Oct 2012

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This report calls for the Department of Health to set out how improvements in diabetes care will be delivered from 2013 and what steps it will take, alongside Public Health England, to improve public awareness of the risk factors for diabetes such as obesity.

Length of publication: 46 page pdf

 


Integrated GP led diabetes care in Bexley

December 7, 2012

Source: Right Care

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Date of publication:  Nov 2012

Publication type: Case study

In a nutshell: This Right Care case study describes to use of an ‘active integrator’ to help address the demand for diabetes sevices in Bexley, South London, where they see 500 new cases a year.  The authors believe the different aspects of NHS service, education nurse, practice GP and secondary care led services work together because there is an active integrator ensuring that these very different services work together in a common pathway.

Length of publication: 23 page pdf