The Quality in Care (QiC) Programmes recognise, reward and share good practice and collaboration between the NHS, patient groups and the industry in specific therapy areas.
This year, for the first time, you can vote for your Outstanding Educator in Diabetes AND People’s Award as part of the Quality in Care Diabetes programme 2014. Be sure to see if your trust is in the shortlist of finalists!
See the finalists here
Voting deadline: Friday 12th September 2014
The ever popular Society for Endocrinology Clinical Update course returns for its 2014 outing.
Covering all main areas of the specialty curriculum, this course is highly recommended for those considering the Specialty Certificate Exam but also to any registrar or consultant wanting to update their knowledge.
The programme is organised in recurrent three-year cycles, with the 2014 course the 2nd of the cycle, ensuring that trainees and newly qualified consultants can start their attendance in any given year and are able to cover all topics within three years. The training programme is structured through lectures and interactive small-group workshops that focus on discussing best clinical practice based on day-to-day case scenarios. This structure creates an excellent atmosphere that provides an effective forum for networking with peers and established endocrinologists.
Course date: 3rd-5th November 2014 at Manchester, UK
Deadline for reduced early bird rate: 1st October 2014
Deadline for submitting cases: 14th September 2014
For more details click here
The official congress of the UK Association for the Study of Obesity (UKCO) will be brought to you in September 2014 at the University of Birmingham. A call for abstracts and parallel symposia suggestions is now open. For further information and registrations please visit the ASO website: www.aso.org.uk/conferences/aso-uk-congress-on-obesity-2014/. The programme is here.
The British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes is holding its 42nd meeting on the 12-14th November 2014 at the Guildhall, Winchester. You can submit your abstract online at www.bsped.org.uk/meetings/BSPED2014/abstracts.aspx; deadline is the 15th July.
Registration and programme details can be found via the Society's website: www.bsped.org.uk/meetings/BSPED2014
Excel in your research career!
Are you an early career basic or clinical research PhD or postdoctoral scientist looking to become an independent researcher? If so, you may be eligible to apply for 1 of 25 exclusive places at the annual Society for Endocrinology Career Development Workshops in 2014.
Where: Eastwood Park, Gloucestershire
When: 17-19 October 2014
To register: click here
The YDEF-Lilly scholarship is a new initiative to provide sponsorship for UK-SpRs to go to the EASD this year in Vienna. The EASD is from the 15th-19th September
We have ten scholarships of up to £1500 for UK SpRs to attend the EASD this year in Vienna. There are just over 9 weeks to go, so apply as quickly as possible. This a fantastic opportunity to get an all expenses paid trip to the EASD. Applications will close at the end of the 21st July.
To apply we need your details and up to 200 words detailing why you should be chosen for a scholarship. It may be your first opportunity to go to an international meeting or you may be planning to present some research. We at the YDEF will anonymously choose the the top applicants.
Applications are now closed. Thank you to all those that have applied.