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Resources to improve care

This page highlights the resources and tools we have to help healthcare professionals and commissioners improve diabetes care.

Resources for your clinical practice

Here are a range of tools and resources that can help you and your clinical practice.

Diabetes Service Redesign & Improvement Consultancy

It’s our mission to offer hands-on practical support to enable you to create the diabetes services and levels of care appropriate for your local population.

Shared Practice Library

Our library brings together the latest resources and tools for improving diabetes care. You will also find examples of good practice in diabetes care and commissioning to help you drive improvement.

Clinical Champions & networks

Diabetes UK Clinical Champions are healthcare professionals with the knowledge and drive to improve care locally for people living with diabetes. We help them to act as catalysts for change, working closely with local decision makers to ensure diabetes is at the top of the health agenda and to implement innovative solutions to local problems. Read what our champions are doing and how to become one.

Improving Inpatient Care programme

At the moment too many people with diabetes aren’t getting the care they need when they stay in hospital. One in six beds in hospital is taken by someone living with diabetes so there’s never been a more important time to improve inpatient care. Find out how we are supporting hospitals to improve care for people with diabetes. 

ChangeLabs

Diabetes UK ChangeLabs provide dedicated space for professionals to come together to turn promising ideas into positive outcomes for people with diabetes.

Facts & figures

Read the latest reports and statistics on diabetes.

Diabetes UK position statements

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  • Diagnosis, ongoing management & monitoring
  • Specialist care for children and adults, and complications
  • Type 2 diabetes: prevention & early identification
  • Nutrition & lifestyle• Healthcare professional staffing & competency
  • Improving the delivery of diabetes care through integration
  • Diagnosis, ongoing management & monitoring
  • Specialist care for children and adults, and complications
  • Type 2 diabetes: prevention & early identification
  • Nutrition & lifestyle
  • Healthcare professional staffing & competency
  • Improving the delivery of diabetes care through integration

The National Diabetes Audit

The National Diabetes Audit (NDA) is a major national clinical audit, which measures the effectiveness of diabetes healthcare against NICE Clinical Guidelines and NICE Quality Standards, in England and Wales.

Information and support for your patients

Diabetes UK has a range of information and services for your patients to help manage their diabetes well.

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