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Tickets are now available to reserve for this year’s TREND-UK’s National Annual Conference. As always the forthcoming free event will be held in two locations in the UK for attendee convenience. Once again, this year, it will be held in Birmingham and London, on October 4 and October 11 respectively.  Places are limited and both dates are...
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Flash and continuous glucose monitoring devices can now be used to take glucose readings by people who rely on insulin-treated diabetes get behind the wheel, it has been announced. The DVLA has updated its current regulations following discussions with the Secretary of State for Transport’s Honorary Medical Advisory Panel on driving and diabetes. Until now,...
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Healthcare professionals who care for people with diabetes are being asked to take a survey related to new language guidance. The Language Matters; Language and Diabetes guidance, was published in June and was developed by NHS England to help encourage positive interactions with people living with diabetes and subsequently positive outcomes. In the opening of the guidance, it...
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The dates have been released for this year’s TREND-UK’s National Annual Conference. As always the forthcoming free event will be held in two locations in the UK for attendee convenience. Once again, this year, it will be held in Birmingham and London, on October 4 and October 11 respectively.  Places are limited and both dates...
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Nursing experts responsible for developing the original diabetes injection recommendations have reforned with a remit to continue the dissemination of good practice. The initiative ‘Injection Technique Matters (ITM) – Best Practice in Diabetes Care’ was launched at this year’s Diabetes Professional Care conference, which took place at Olympia London on November 14 and 15. The board includes...
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TREND-UK won the Judges’ Special Award at the 2018 Quality in Care (QiC) Awards. Our three co-chairs Junes James, Jill Hill and Debbie Hicks picked up the accolade at the ceremony on Thursday, October 18 for their ‘Setting the Trend for Diabetes Nursing in the Future’ entry. Master of ceremonies Dr Hilary Jones set the congratulatory...
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More than 500 nurses attended TREND-UK’s recent National Annual Conferences where diabetes in older people and cardiovascular outcome trials were discussed. Just like in previous years the free, CPD-accredited event was held in two different locations to make access for attendees easier. Delegates attended presentations from several leading healthcare professionals from the field of diabetes, including Dr...
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A team of nursing experts responsible for developing the original diabetes injection recommendations has formed with a remit to continue the dissemination of good practice. The initiative ‘Injection Technique Matters (ITM) – Best Practice in Diabetes Care’ will be launched at this year’s Diabetes Professional Care conference, taking place at Olympia London on November 14 and 15. The...
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A new online information resource for people with type 1 diabetes has been launched by NHS England. It was created in collaborative with Diabetes UK⁩ and a group of people who have the condition and, as well as providing a bank of information and advice, it also signposts to other useful websites. Housed on the NHS.uk...
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A guide advising healthcare professionals on the best language to use when communicating with people with diabetes has been published by NHS England. The publication Language Matters: Language and Diabetes aims to reduce any potential negativity from doctors and nurses in interactions with people living by providing practical guidance. It includes examples of the most appropriate language to...
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