Inpatient

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Hundreds take part in Insulin Safety Week 2020

A total of 415 hospitals across the UK took part in this year’s rescheduled Insulin Safety Week. Originally, the annual campaign was scheduled to take place in May 2020, but due to the impact of...

UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum Chair welcomes new members 

Professor Gerry Rayman MBE has welcomed new members to a forum which is aimed to “empower and enrich” inpatient staff. The UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum (UKDIF) has been developed to improve diabetes in...