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The NHS Diabetes National Paediatric Network supports ten Regional Paediatric Diabetes Networks across England to ensure effective two-way sharing of the most up-to-date guidance, tools, best practice and resources. Led and supported by Clinical Leads, network coordinators and experts working in frontline diabetes services, we promote innovative and proactive approaches with the aim of improving the quality and cost effectiveness of diabetes services for children and young people with diabetes and their families.
- Support implementation of the standards set out in the new best practice tariff across the country
- Raise the profile of the Regional Paediatric Diabetes Network and widen stakeholder engagement
- Map the numbers of staff alongside their levels of training and competency in childrens diabetes care in each provider unit
- Support the development of change title Peer Review in paediatric diabetes care initially with the roll out of self assessment against agreed measures
- Support professionals to improve the standards of care for young people moving through paediatrics towards young adult services currently described as transitional care
- Encourage 100% data submission to the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit
- Support the future development of a regional and national registry for children and young people with diabetes.
- Coordinators to work closely with their networks to assist the provider units to implement the nationally agreed service improvement strategy with a view to seeing improved outcomes
- Encourage provider units to utilise generic the Children and Young Peoples Diabetes Service Specification
- Work with partners on the European SWEET project to influence improved standards of care in England bringing them in line with some other European countries.
- North East
- North West
- Yorkshire and the Humber
- South West
- South Central
- West Midlands
- East Midlands
- East of England
- London and South East