Upcoming YDEF Courses

Date

Course

Details

29th (evening) and 30 January 2015

Clinical Research for Clinicians

Practical tips for NHS consultants and SpRs to get involved in clinical research. Register your interest now!

10th March 2015, ExCel, London

The YDEF Annual Day

Registration is now open for our flagship FREE educational and networking event that is held the day before the Diabetes UK conference.

May 20th-22nd 2015

YDEF Insulin Pump Course

This is a 'save the date' for this ever popular course. Registration will be open soon. Look back or check the enewsletters for more details

June 15th 2015, RSM, London

YDEF Lipids for medics

This is going to be a joint meeting with the Royal Society. Registration is likely to open early in the new year

YDEF Annual Day - now with FREE DUK registration

We at the YDEF have now teemed up with Lilly to offer FREE registration for the entire DUK conference, you will get the details of how to apply for your free registration when you have signed up for the day.

For those that have already registered for the YDEF day we will contact you with how to get your free registration.

The YDEF Annual Day brings over a hundred specialist registrars and young consultants from across the UK on the eve of Diabetes UK Annual Processional Conference to attend an excellent, free day of lectures and workshops.  The next YDEF Annual Day is on the 10th March at the ExCel in London. You can register to attend by filling in this form

The 2015 draft programme is available here.

Annual exercise and Type 1 Diabetes conference

Registration is now open for this FREE full day conference on exercise and Type 1 Diabetes. It is to be held on 15/5/2015 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, UK

For more details and to register go to: http://extod.org/annual-exercise-and-type-1-conference.html

YDEF DAFNE Fellowships

The National DAFNE Programme is offering 10 annual YDEF fellowships for SpRs to train as DAFNE doctors and the Fellowship will cover the training costs of the DAFNE Doctors Programme. The YDEF is committed to supporting SpRs wishing to become DAFNE doctors. Click here to find out more

Manchester SCE Revision: 7-8 February 2015

A revision course for the SCE examination will take place in Manchester on 7th and 8th February 2014.

Innovators in Diabetes (IDia)

Are you an early career researcher with an interest in diabetes? Do you have the potential to develop into a leader in the field?

The exciting Innovator in Diabetes (IDia) programme is your chance to expand your knowledge, gain new skills and network with other like-minded researchers. The IDia programme is now open for applications until Monday 26 January 2015.

Diabetes UK: Living with Diabetes Days

Diabetes UK are launching an exciting national programme of Living with Diabetes Days, and want YOU to get involved and help.

Monogenic Diabetes Symposium

Have you diagnosed a case of MODY? Would you know what clues to look out for? Have you seen a case of MODY? Were you confident in managing their care? The world-leading centre on the management of MODY and other monogenic diabetes is holding a two day symposium at the University of Exeter Medical School on Wednesday 11th – Thursday 12th February 2015. For more details, click here. To register, click here.

National Diabetes Audit 2013 results

The detailed data for the National Diabetes Audit 2013 have just been published. As a reminder you can read the report or see the presentation that were released just before the 2014 Diabetes UK conference here.

 

 

YDEF committee member wins inaugural RCPE award

Congratulations to our very own Amar Puttanna for firstly, being nominated, and subsequently being awarded the John Munro Medal for excellence in teaching from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. This prestigious award was developed for recognition of exceptional trainees who went ‘above and beyond’ their role in the workplace to ensure education and training needs were met. 

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Clinical conundrums for diabetologists

A chance to learn more about diabetes care and management with practical tips and guidance from top diabetologists. Explore clinical challenges and everyday conundrums that we may face as specialists in this field. Make sure you book as soon as possible as places (and accomodation if required) are limited!

When: 25th-26th January 2015

Where: Royal College of Physicians, London

Click here for the programme

For more information and to book your place see here

Manchester SCE Revision : 6-7 March 2015

A two day revision course for the SCE examination is available in Manchester in March.  It is free to attend for delegates, with a £100 deposit cheque refunded on attendance.

Trainee Survey Results Published

YDEF are pleased to report that former committee member Paul Grant's paper on the YDEF Training Survey 2014 has been published in the British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease.

Ipswich Research Fellow Post with Gerry Rayman

Are you interested in clinical research in diabetes that makes a difference to patient care?

Do you wish to work in a productive and happy diabetes research unit?  If so, then read on for details of an interesting and exciting post!

Clinical Research for Clinicians: OCDEM - YDEF Emerging Experts Course

Here is a course designed to provide practical tips for NHS consultants (and SpRs) to get involved in clinical research. Our aim is to cut through all the jargon and give you a solid grounding on what you need to establish yourself as a successful principal investigator for collaborative studies.

National DKA audit

Ketan Dhatariya, the lead author of the latest version of the JBDS DKA guideline is keen to get SpRs involved in the National DKA audit. This is something that is going to be published as a snapshot of how DKA is being managed in the UK.

You can read more about the DKA audit and what is involved below - or on this invitation letter: http://www.diabetologists-abcd.org.uk/DKA_Audit/DKA_audit_invite_letter.pdf

The forms for the audit are here (Insitutional data collection Form 1) and here (Patient data collection Form 2). These two hard copies - you should have received electronic copies via email. If not email Ketan Dhatariya.

YDEF NHS Reforms Guide All you wanted to know about 'management stuff' but were afraid to ask!

 

NHSCB

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHSCB) is an independent national organisation that will be responsible for ensuring the NHS delivers better outcomes for patients from April 2013. Read more here 

CCGs

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are clusters of GP practices that will be responsible for commissioning the majority of healthcare in England from April 2013. Read more here

 

COF

The Commissioning Outcomes Framework (COF) will assess the quality of the services commissioned by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). Read more here 

Fairshare

The ‘Fair Shares’ funding formula is designed to take into account information on population when assessing the overall needs of each CCG area. Read more here

Healthwatch

Healthwatch England, the new national independent consumer champion for health and social care in England, has been officially launched. Read more here

VBP

Value Based Pricing will incorporate a broader assessment of the value of a medicine, known as value based pricing, for new medicines (new active substances) Read more here

QIPP

QIPP – Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention seeks to find £20billion efficiency savings by 2014-15, which will be reinvested in frontline care. Read more here

 

 

NHS England

NHS England (formerly known as the NHS Commissioning Board) is an independent national organisation responsible for the day-to-day running of the NHS. Read more here.

NHS Mandate

‘The Mandate’ is a document setting out the Government’s overall objectives for the NHS. Read more here.

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