Diabetes and ambulance services

Hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia in people with diabetes cause thousands of emergency call outs by ambulance services across the UK every year. They are serious emergencies and can often result in long term complications. It is essential that local areas work together to integrate care pathways for the management of unscheduled care.

Use the following resources and tools to improve ambulance services and unscheduled care for people with diabetes.

 
 

Share your work

Have you improved care for people with diabetes?

Tell us more by emailing sharedpractice@diabetes.org.uk