Improving outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes using general practice networks

February 17, 2014

Source:  RightCare

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Date of publication: 17 February 2014

Publication type: Journal article

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Quality improvement report: improving outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes using general practice networks: a quality improvement project in east London, Sally Hull et al.  BMJ Qual Saf  2014, 23 (2), pp.171-176 (Abstract)

Some important notes:This article is not freely available online, but may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library.  To search for your nearest library, please see http://www.hlisd.org/

 


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

 


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


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


Failure to deal with long-term health problems ‘costs NHS £13bn a year’

March 7, 2012

Source: Guardian Healthcare Network

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Date of publication: February 2012

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: This news story summarises a report from the King’s Fund which highlights that people with long term conditions such as diabetes are more likely to have mental health problems, with each costing up to 45% more to treat.

Length of publication: 1 web page

Some important notes: Follow this link to read the King’s Fund 32 page report “Long-term conditions and mental health: The cost of co-morbidities”


Better integration of diabetes care

November 7, 2011

Better integration of diabetes care could save London £190 million

Source: London Councils

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Date of publication: 5th October 2011

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Managing diabetes in London costs around £590 million every year and London Councils and Diabetes UK believe integrated care could save up to £190 million over the next five years.

Length of publication: 1 web page


Diabetes action plan 2010: quality care for diabetes in Scotland

August 27, 2010

Source: Scottish Government

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Date of publication: August 2010

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This action plan contributes to the Scottish Government’s quality strategy and includes sections on improving the health of people with diabetes in Scotland and reducing health inequalities; maximising the value of  investment; integrating health, care and other services.

Length of publication: 80 page pdf