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Supporting GPs and primary care to improve outcomes for people living with diabetes -

Supporting GPs and primary care to improve outcomes for people living with diabetes

At its February meeting, the Diabetes Think Tank welcomed NHS England Associate Clinical Director for Diabetes, Dr Partha Kar, as keynote speaker. Dr Kar gave an overview of ...

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Sustainability and Transformation Plans -

Sustainability and Transformation Plans

Final draft Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) were published in October 2016 and formed the basis of the Think Tank's November meeting. The Think Tank has produc...

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NHS RightCare -

NHS RightCare

At its June meeting, the Diabetes Think Tank welcomed the National Director for NHS RightCare, Professor Matthew Cripps, who presented members with an overview of the work of...

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CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework -

CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework

The Mandate to NHS England 2016-17 confirmed the development of a CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework. The Framework will provide CCGs with an aggregated Ofsted-style as...

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Setting national ambitions for improving diabetes care -

Setting national ambitions for improving diabetes care

Following November's meeting, the Diabetes Think Tank has produced an infographic with its recommendations on what the Department of Health and NHS England should prioritise ...

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Securing a national strategy for diabetes -

Securing a national strategy for diabetes

The Diabetes Think Tank has welcomed the Government's decision to prioritise improvements in diabetes. However, if the improvements in diabetes care are to be realised, it is...

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NICE Clinical Guidelines and Diabetes Think Tank Progress Report for 2010-15 Parliament -

NICE Clinical Guidelines and Diabetes Think Tank Progress Report for 2010-15 Parliament

The recent update to NICE clinical guidelines on diabetes, and the approaching General Election, presented an opportunity for the Think Tank to revisit the recommendations it...

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Care Quality Commission -

Care Quality Commission

The Government has introduced substantial reforms to the Care Quality Commission's (CQC) inspection and rating regime, following the publication of the Francis Inquiry into M...

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Patient Experience -

Patient Experience

The results of the Patient Experience of Diabetes Services (PEDS) pilot survey were published in June 2014. The Think Tank has produced an infographic illustrating the key fi...

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Counting the cost of diabetes -

Counting the cost of diabetes

Diabetes represents a signicant cost – both to the NHS and to society in general. The Think Tank has produced an infographic illustrating the key statistics on the cost of di...

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