Source: British Journal of Healthcare Management vol 19(11) pp526-530
Date of publication: November 2013
Publication type: Journal
In a nutshell: This article looks at enabling people to take control of their diabetes, especially by self-monitoring their blood glucose (SMBG). By using the recommendations in the NSF. the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (2009) guidelines and the Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) programme. a new initiative was developed by the Aston Healthcare CCG in Knowsley in partnership with LifeScan (part of Johnson & Johnson). There were a number of positive results from this initiative including prescribing savings of £18 564 on a total annual spend of £73 086.
Length of publication: 5 pages
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