Small changes make a big difference for safe diabetes care

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Diabetes is a widespread and growing condition, but insulin treatment is complex. The Regional Insulin Safety and Knowledge Project is working to reduce the risk of prescribing errors.

Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to improving patient safety, says Jean MacLeod, a consultant physician with an interest in diabetes and Associate Medical Director for Patient Safety at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust.

This interview appeared in the Health Foundation's May 2013 newsletter Getting proactive about patient safety.



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