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Diabetes pathway

The diabetes pathway defines the core components of an optimal diabetes service for people with or at risk of developing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes that delivers the better value in terms of outcomes and cost. NHS RightCare Pathway: Diabetes – last updated June 2018 The diabetes pathway has been developed in collaboration with […]


RightCare scenarios put the person at the centre of the story. They use fictional service users to show the difference between a suboptimal – but realistic – pathway of care, compared to an optimal one. At each stage the costs of care are highlighted, not only financial to the local health and care system, but […]


RightCare toolkits support systems to understand the priorities within a given topic area and recommend the key actions to take to deliver change locally. They provide an opportunity to self-assess and benchmark current systems’ service delivery and to explore opportunities for improvement. For each topic, RightCare toolkits aim to provide health systems with: a high-level overarching national […]

High value intervention in non-diabetic hyperglycaemia

The information below relates to the CVD prevention pathway. Undertake systematic audit across practices to identify historical diagnoses of Non-Diabetic Hyperglycaemia (NDH). Establish practice registers of individuals with NDH. Work with practices and local authorities to maximise NHS Health Check uptake and follow up. Work with practices and NHS Health Check providers to maximise referral […]

Preventing CVD by managing the high risk conditions

The information below relates to the CVD prevention pathway. Hypertension, atrial fibrillation, high cholesterol, diabetes, non-diabetic hyperglycaemia and chronic kidney disease are high risk cardiovascular conditions. Late diagnosis and under-treatment of these high risk conditions is common, and this substantially increases the incidence of stroke and heart attack. Most of the diagnosis and management of these […]