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A new blueprint for diabetes care has been published by NHS England in a bid to improve and reduce variation of care. The NHS RightCare Pathway: Diabetes lays out core components of an optimal diabetes service, focusing on specific areas of intervention where the return on investment is likely to have the greatest outcomes and cost benefits....
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Trend UK co-founder June James has become an Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Leicester. The title was given to June in recognition of her sterling work locally and nationally in diabetes education. June said: “I was surprised and delighted to win this award. It demonstrates the University and Trust’s commitment to nurse  training and...
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The Trend UK/Novo Nordisk East Midlands Roadshow has visited Nottingham. This interactive study day blended the clinical aspects of caring for people with diabetes with practical aspects of care. It was really well evaluated by those who attended. There are still places left on the London and Cardiff dates, for more information visit: www.diabetesonthenet.com.
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Trend UK has published an insulin safety leaflet.  The patient booklet is entitled Keeping Safe with Insulin Therapy because “insulin management and prescribing errors are very common and can lead to patient harm”. The booklet provides information on dosage, technique and devices. There are over 30 different insulin available in the UK so those who use it are being warned to...
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People who rely on Lucozade to treat hypos are being urged to check the labels of the energy drink as the amount of sugar is being halved. The new formula, which will apply to all Lucozade flavours as well as the original, will be implemented from April 2017. Currently, 100ml of Lucozade Original contains 17g of...
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June James and Debbie Hicks were delighted to be invited to a masterclass on pancreatic disease, on behalf of Trend UK in Santiago, Spain, last week. The programme was led by Professor J.Enrique Dominguez-Munoz at the University Hospital of Santiago De Compostela . It included comprehensive and practical information on pancreatic diseases and pancreatic insufficiency...
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The details for the next Trend UK National Diabetes Nursing Conference have been announced. The event, now in its seventh year, t, will once again be held at two different locations. The first one will take place at the Renaissance Manchester City Centre Hotel on Friday, October 6 from 8:45am. The second location will be in London at the...
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Trend UK Co-Chairs Debbie Hicks, Jill Hill and June James attended the Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2017. The three-day event took place between Wednesday, March 8, and Friday, March 10, at Manchester Central.
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