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Joint British Diabetes Society for Inpatient care

The Joint British Diabetes Society for Inpatient Care (JBDS-IP) aims to improve inpatient diabetes care across the UK through the development and use of high-quality, evidence-based guidelines and inpatient care pathways.

Guidelines

The Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Award

The Rowan Hillson awards aim to promote excellence in insulin safety. Each year the awards focus on a specific topic.

About JBDS-IP

The Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care (JBDS-IP) was created in 2008 to ‘deliver a set of diabetes inpatient guidelines and propose standards of care within secondary care organisations’. JBDS-IP is supported by Diabetes UK, the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) and the Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse (DISN) UK Group. JDBS-IP also work with NHS England, TREND-UK and other professional organisations. 

JBDS-IP consists of a number members and all four nations are represented. Members meet face-to-face twice a year and also connect via regular teleconferences. 

Chair 

Professor Ketan Dhatariya, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

JBDS-IP Group

  • Dr Ahmed Al-Sharefi, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Belinda Allan, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospital NHS Trust
  • Mr Erwin Castro, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Dr Jason Cheung, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Umesh Dashora, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Dr Parijat De, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
  • Dr Ketan Dhatariya, (Norwich), Chair, Joint British Diabetes Societies (JBDS) for Inpatient Care 
  • Dr Daniel Flanagan, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Dr Stella George, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
  • Dr Chris Harrold, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
  • Dr Masud Haq, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • Dr Kath Higgins, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • Mrs June James, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • Mr David Jones, Diabetes UK
  • Dr Meera Ladwa, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Anthony Lewis, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland
  • Ms Flora Mates, Diabetes UK
  • Dr Omar Mustafa, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
  • Dr Dinesh Nagi, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Mr Philip Newland-Jones, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Gerry Rayman, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
  • Dr Stuart Ritchie, NHS Lothian
  • Dr Aled Roberts, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
  • Professor Mike Sampson, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Professor Alan Sinclair, Director Diabetes Frail Ltd 
  • Mrs Debbie Stanisstreet, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
  • Mrs Ether Walden, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ms Olivia Burr, Diabetes UK 
  • Dr Peter Winocour, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

For more information on JBDS-IP contact Christine Jones, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, at christine.jones@nnuh.nhs.uk.

2012 JDBS-IP survey

A SurveyMonkey of JBDS-IP guidelines undertaken at the end of 2012 revealed:

  • Guidelines have been actively distributed (>21,000 copies, excluding downloads)
  • 85-100 per cent of responding teams were aware of the guidelines
  • >90 per cent adoption in 118 UK Trusts for older guidelines, and around 50 per cent for 2012 guidelines
  • Guidelines were rated highly in terms of patient safety, overall quality and clinical value.
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