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ABCD Diabetes Workshop July 2017- Presentations from the event

Please find below a Box link for you to access all the presentations from the ABCD Diabetes National Workshop on ‘How to Commission & Deliver Cost Effective Care’. https://7streammedia.box.com/s/vtzh639mgkqtml754irhcruf5kine8j6 The only presentation unavailable is the second one by Professor Cliff Bailey as he has committed his to be published first in a journal.   ABCD have negotiated with Novo […]

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Foot Risk Awareness and Management Education (FRAME) tool – a new version for England

A foot care peer review programme of care providers across the South West, carried out by the South West Clinical Network in 2014-15, identified a need for accessible training in foot assessment for primary care diabetes teams. Working with the Universities of Edinburgh and Plymouth the FRAME tool has been updated to reflect NICE guidance […]

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Footcare review work wins Quality In Care Diabetes award

The South West Cardiovascular Clinical Network has won a Quality in Care Diabetes 2016 Award, for their work in improving Diabetes Footcare services in the South West. The reduction of lower limb amputations as a result of diabetes has been a main priority of the South West (SW) Cardiovascular (CV) Strategic Clinical Network (SCN). A […]

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NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme Planning Workshop 7 July 2016

NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme Planning Workshop The South West Cardiovascular Network and Public Health England jointly held a planning workshop in Taunton on 7 July.  Chaired by Dr Martin James, Clinical Director for the CV network, the aim of the day was to help  areas prepare their Expressions of Interest (EOI)  ahead of the next wave of applications in […]

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National Diabetes Prevention Programme Workshop – Thursday 7 July

South West Cardiovascular Clinical Network with Public Health England Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) Planning workshop, Thursday 7 July, 10.00am – 3.30pm Taunton Rugby Club, Hyde Park, Taunton, TA2 8BU Programme available: 07072016 NDPP Workshop Programme If you would like to register for this event please contact susan.shears@nhs.net    

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Reducing major amputation in diabetic patients

The All Party Report on Vascular Disease report has shown persistently high minor and major lower extremity amputation rates  in those with diabetes in the South Western region. Preliminary NHS Diabetes Peer review visits between 2012 and 2014 also identified a number of challenges which can delay treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. In order to […]

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