High value intervention in diabetes

The information below relates to the CVD prevention pathway.

  • Ensure 100% practice participation in the National Diabetes Audit
  • Use audit data to focus quality improvement initiatives to improve achievement of the eight key processes and three treatment targets.
  • Work with practices and local authorities to maximise NHS Health Check uptake and follow up
  • Build local primary care leadership to challenge unwarranted variation and drive quality improvement in detection and management
  • Work with practices and education providers to maximise referral, uptake and retention in patient education programmes
  • Ensure all patients with diabetes have access to routine care by a trained diabetes nurse
  • Consider commissioning systematic support for adherence from community pharmacists through medicines use reviews (MURs)

Further information

Download the CVD prevention pathway.