Results of the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit released

October 7, 2012

Source: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)

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Date of publication:  September 2012

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: Diabetes care for children and young people is improving, but many are still not receiving the right standard of treatment, according to a recent audit published by the RCPCH. This study found that only 6% of chidlren are receiving the 8 key health checks and that the number admitted to hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) has continued to rise. 

Length of publication: 1 web page 

Source: Nursing Times.net

Some important notes: Follow this link to view the full text of the audit “National Paediatric Diabetes Audit (NPDA)”


Huge regional variation in patients having diabetes care checks

July 9, 2012

Source: Information Centre

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Date of publication: June 2012

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Figures published in the National Diabetes Audit shows that while rates are improving, 36 Primary Care Trust (PCT) areas in England recorded fewer than half of their patients as having had all their annual GP checks with younger people under 55 being less likely to have all checks when compared with older patients.

Length of publication: 1 web page

Some important notes: Follow this link to read the National Diabetes Audit (NDA) report on care processes and treatment targets in England and Wales


People with diabetes fill 15 per cent of hospital beds

May 11, 2011

Source: NHS Diabetes

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Date of publication: April 2011

Publication type: News Story

In a nutshell: People with diabetes account for 15 per cent of inpatients in England, according to ‘National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA) 2010 (England)’ which also found that they had been in hospital for an average of eight days, approximately three days longer than all inpatients.

Length of publication: 1 web page

Some important notes: Follow this link if you would like to read the full text of the NHS Diabetes Audit ‘National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA) 2010 (England)’