Use the following resources and tools to support service redesign in diabetes care.
Diabetes is the fastest growing health threat in the UK. There are 3.5 million people diagnosed with the condition and rising numbers experience devastating complications. Service redesign can be an important enabler for local areas to integrate diabetes care and drive improvement at pace and scale.
This report presents the five key enablers for delivering integrated diabetes care. The report also presents learning from five areas across England that have adopted an integrated approach. Find out how Wolverhampton,Derby,Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland,North West London and Portsmouth are delivering integrated care.
Capitation: a potential new payment model to enable integrated care, Monitor, GOV.UK website (November 2014)This report describes the benefits of capitation for patients, the steps involved in designing capitated payment and methods for evaluating its impact. Watch a short video about capitation from Monitor and NHS England.
Shared practice examples
Evaluation of the first year of the Inner North West London integrated care pilot, Nuffield Trust website (May 2013)This evaluation summary presents the findings of a large scale programme across eight London boroughs focused on improving care coordination and planning for people with diabetes and the over 75s. Explore the North West London integration toolkit.
The super six model of diabetes care: two years on, Diabetes and Primary Care (2013) (free, login required)This article presents new findings on the level of satisfaction with the super six model in Portsmouth and South East Hampshire, expressed by healthcare professionals and people with diabetes, as well as looking ahead to possible future developments. Learn more about about the super six model or watch a short video.