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.
This care pathway developed by NHS Scotland can be used in emergency departments to improve the acute management of diabetic ketoacidosis in adults aged 16 years and over, within the first 4 hours of presentation.
The Joint British Diabetes Societies (JBDS) for Inpatient Care group was created in 2008 to ‘deliver a set of diabetes inpatient guidelines and proposed standards within secondary care organisations’.
This guide from the Department of Health is aimed at the boards of healthcare organisations, as they provide an essential risk and safety oversight function.
This report by the NPSA provides guidelines and suggested best practices for managing serious incidents that require investigation, including patient safety incidents.