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Advice on using social media, texts and Skype to keep young people engaged in treatment for their diabetes has been published as part of wider information to help commissioners improve care transition. NHS England has produced a new service specification to help improve services for young people transferring from child to adult services or from one […]
More than three-quarters (168) of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), in partnership with 132 local authorities, have submitted 66 joint Expressions of Interest to become part of the first phase of roll-out of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP). The bids were from single locations as well as clusters over larger areas. The NHS Diabetes […]
A thousand people every year in Durham will be offered a chance to change their lives and avoid developing Type 2 diabetes in a new scheme to target people at high risk. The Just Beat It programme sees people offered long term help with diet and high intensity exercise to reduce their chances of getting […]
‘It’s about mind-set – not just numbers on the scales’ says specialist at Durham Type 2 diabetes prevention trailblazer site
A specialist from Durham’s trailblazing ‘Just Beat It scheme’ preventing hundreds of people from developing Type 2 Diabetes says ‘it’s about the mind-set not just numbers on the scales’. The Just Beat It! Team sees up to 65 regular clients a week across Durham and the surrounding areas, delivering education around lifestyle intervention and exercise […]
More than 2,000 people at high at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in Bradford have been given a helping hand to change their lifestyles in the first stages of a drive to improve health in the city. Over the last two years ‘Bradford Beating Diabetes’ (BBD) has contacted 2,300 people they knew to be […]
Five million people in England have blood sugar levels indicating a high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new report published today. The Public Health England (PHE) report provides the most up to date estimate of how many people over 16 in England have a high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. […]
The new NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme will help ease the burden on primary care doctors and nurses as it is rolled out across the country over the next few years. Dr Matt Kearney, National Clinical Advisor to NHS England and Public Health England, says the programme will not only help GPs with their burgeoning workload […]
The NHS and Public Health in England will today (Thursday) start a major national initiative to prevent illness by unveiling the first ever at-scale National NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. Simon Stevens, NHS England’s Chief Executive, will announce the move in a major speech at the Diabetes UK conference in London. The programme, which is a joint initiative […]
Commenting on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s data in its latest Health At A Glance Europe 2014 report, which shows 24.7 per cent of British adults are obese compared with an average of 16.7 per cent in the rest of Europe, Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of NHS England, said: “The ghost of […]
The health of millions of children, the sustainability of the NHS, and the economic prosperity of Britain all now depend on a radical upgrade in prevention and public health, the Chief Executive of NHS England tells the annual conference of Public Health England in Coventry today. Simon Stevens points to the fact that nearly one-in-five […]