In the UK, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs) use clinical indicators to measure the quality of health services commissioned by CCGs and, as far as possible, the associated health outcomes.
Women with diabetes are two to four times more likely to give birth to a baby with an abnormality, and five times as likely as women without diabetes to experience a stillbirth. Effective preconception care improves outcomes, but nationally only a third of women access this care.
Although specific for London this document can help inform the development of safe improvement and implementation models of care for other regions and long-term conditions.
The Scottish Diabetes Framework of 2002 and the Action Plan of 2006 were ambitious programmes designed to bring about real benefits for people in Scotland living with diabetes.
These guidelines produced by Diabetes UK cover all aspects of diabetes care in people living in care homes and present a national policy of good clinical practice for diabetes care within these living environments.
This document from NHS Kidney Care has been produced to provide key facts about adults with diabetes who also have kidney disease. The information is based on literature searches undertaken during 2010/11 using reliable information sources.