Currently one in six hospital beds is occupied by someone with diabetes and by 2030 it is predicted this will rise to one in four. In hospital, people with diabetes have high infection rates, longer lengths of stay – one to three more
This letter from Dr Partha Kar, NHS England Deputy National Clinical Director for Diabetes, highlights the nhs.uk online diabetes resource which provides practical information at diagnosis, such as videos on how to inject insulin, how to check blood glucose levels
The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme North of Tyne & Gateshead screening service held on 14 September 2017. The QA visit team identified 1 high priority findings as
This guide provides practical examples of language that will encourage positive interactions with people living with diabetes and subsequently positive outcomes.
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to North and East Devon held on 26 April 2017. The QA visit team identified 6 high priority issues as summarised below: low levels of reporting screening safety incidents identification and implementation of actions following
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to West Sussex held on 29 June 2017. The QA visit team identified 6 high priority findings as summarised below: internal quality assurance oversight and reporting long term capacity and demand planning for screening and
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to East Anglia Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held on 18 October 2017. The visit found 3 high priority findings: the hard copy of clinic information containing patient identifiable data (PID) is not destroyed promptly after it
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to the Humber held on 17 January 2018. It finds 3 high priority findings as summarised below: grading – high numbers in primary grading due to increase in screening not matching staff resource failsafe and
The CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework (CCG IAF) provides information to health care organisations, professionals and patients about how their local NHS services are performing and is used by national teams to drive organisational improvement through focused support. This document provides a commentary
Evidence-based recommendations on etelcalcetide (Parsabiv) for treating secondary hyperparathyroidism in adults with chronic kidney disease on haemodialysis.
Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Afinitor) and sunitinib (Sutent) for treating neuroendocrine tumours in adults.
This report aims to chart the impact of digital technology on the NHS in London over recent months. It follows a number of leaders of healthcare organisations in London and asks them why they made the decision to use a digital solution, what benefits they
This guidance explains how diabetic eye screening (DES) services can record demographic information on people registered with them. DES services can record information on the nine protected characteristics described in the Equality Act 2010 and the collection of this information
Audit that measures the quality of diabetes care provided to people with diabetes while they are admitted to hospital whatever the cause, and aims to support quality improvement. Data is collected and submitted by hospital staff in England and Wales. The
Report that considers the health checks (care processes) and outcomes for children and young people with diabetes who have attended Paediatric Diabetes Units (PDUs) during the period from 1st April 2015 through to 31st March 2016. Whilst it is important