London Regional Diabetes Launch

On 7 December 2016, NHS England (London Region) in collaboration with the Diabetes Clinical Network held an event to launch the NHS Diabetes Programme. This encapsulates the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme and the forthcoming Treatment and Care Programme.

NHS England has announced a £40 million national transformation funds to improve diabetes care. CCGs will have an opportunity to collaborate and bid for funding to improve 4 priority areas:

  • NICE recommended treatment targets
  • Uptake of structured education
  • Access to a multidisciplinary foot team for people with diabetic foot disease to reduce amputations
  • Access to specialist inpatient support to reduce length of stay for people with diabetes