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...

ea0095p32 | Diabetes 2 | BSPED2023

A new educational tool for prevention of DKA at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes

McGuigan Michael , Bowen Philippa , Metcalfe Carol , Moor Nicky , Morais Marlon , Rowland Charlotte , Shetty Ambika , Nicole Tamsyn , Maiden Jonathan , Savage Emma , Carson Margot

Late diagnosis of type 1 diabetes, leading to diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a significant concern in the UK. The National Paediatric Diabetes Audit 2021/22 showed that 25.6% of children and young people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in England and Wales presented in DKA, with a rising trend over recent years. Reduction in DKA at diagnosis is part of Aim 1 of the National Children & Young People’s Diabetes Network (NCYPDN) Delivery Plan 2020–25. A working group ...