News

Trusts to pilot new perioperative diabetes care programme

A new Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme is being piloted across 10 Trusts in England in a bid to improve perioperative diabetes care. The IP3D project (Improving the Perioperative Pathway ...

Two DISNs selected to join JBDS Committee

Two “outstanding” nurses selected to join the JBDS committee have been announced.  Diabetes inpatient specialist nurses Andrea Lake from Addenbrooke’s in Cambridge and Liz Camfield from Gu...

Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award winner announced

A team led by a consultant anaesthetist based in Newport has been named the winner of the prestigious Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award 2019. The team, led by Dr David Burckett-St.Laurent, from the...

Figures show private acute care caused 21 Never Events last year

There were 21 “wholly preventable” inpatient safety incidents of the most serious category at private hospitals last year, new data has shown. This is the first time that a comprehensive d...

Mortality risk higher among people with diabetes when discharged from hospital

People with diabetes are at a higher risk of mortality when discharged from hospital, researchers have said. A team from the University of Warwick has identified 48 risk different factors which they s...

COVID-19 ‘created new ways of working’ among diabetes inpatient teams

Important lessons to inpatient diabetes services were learnt during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a new report. Diabetes UK’s ‘Inpatient Diabetes Care during the COVID-19 pandemic’ documen...

Inpatient healthcare professionals urged to sign up to forum

Professor Gerry Rayman MBE is urging healthcare professionals to sign up to the forum which is aimed to “empower and enrich” inpatient staff. The UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum (UKDIF) has been developed...

COVID-19 and ABCD national audit launched

ABCD is keen to explore the relationship between Covid-19 and diabetes in more detail through a national audit. By capturing detailed real-world data on the clinical presentation, co-morbidities, ther...

Inpatient diabetes coronavirus guidance published

The National Inpatient Diabetes COVID-19 Response Group has put together a series of guidance in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The group was set up at the beginning of the crisis and is chaire...

  • 1
  • 2