Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0085p16 | Diabetes 1 | BSPED2022

Generic standard operating procedure (SOP) for insulin dose adjustment

Carson Margot , Metcalfe Carol , Soo Janet , Beddows Katie , Maiden Jonathan

Introduction: Across the North West England, following a survey across all Children and Young People’s Diabetes Units, a large number of paediatric diabetes specialist nurses (PDSNs) adjust insulin doses of children and young people with diabetes without a non-medical prescribing qualification (NMP). The majority have no Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in place, which is essential for their indemnity. In the meantime, PDSNs who were waiting to commence the NMP (v300) c...

ea0066p46 | Diabetes 4 | BSPED2019

A regional UK audit between 2010–2018 of national quality indicators and surveillance of staffing levels in paediatric diabetes care units

Ng Sze May , Lay James T , Carson Margot , Maiden Jonathan , Gardner Christopher

Introduction: The prevalence of diabetes continues to rise worldwide placing an increasing burden on the national health service. In 2012 a national Best Practice Tariff (BPT) was introduced in the UK and a National Peer Review Quality Assurance Programme was developed to drive improvements in diabetes care for children and young people. Our national audit from 2010 to 2018 aims to explore trends in paediatric diabetic care within the North West Diabetes Network and assess the...

ea0045oc7.2 | Oral Communications 7- Diabetes | BSPED2016

The development of an e-learning package to support education staff with the management of type 1 diabetes

Williams Matt , Wilson Kate , Acerini Carlo , O'Hickey Elaine , Haest Jane , Singleton Sandra , Carson Margot , Nelson Helena

Currently in the UK children and young people with diabetes receive variable provision of care and support in educational settings. There are concerns that this impacts on the young person’s glycaemic control, their quality of life, and their educational performance and outcome. Whilst most paediatric diabetes teams provide training for school staff, it may take several days, even weeks, after diagnosis before a diabetes educator is able to attend the school to provide ed...