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2016 Royal Society GSK Lecture

Written by Amar Puttanna on Monday, 15 August 2016 20:44.

A free to attend lecture from the Royal Society being delivered by Professor Andrew Hattersley where he discusses the use of genetics to improve treatment of diabetes. 

When: 18:30-19:30 8th September 2016

Where: Royal Society, London

Click here for details

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Rowan Hilson Insulin safety award 2016

Written by Amar Puttanna on Saturday, 30 July 2016 13:20.

Colleagues are invited to submit entries to this competition to find the best joint pharmacy and diabetes team initiative to improve insulin and prescribing safety in hospital.

The submissions will be judged against predetermined criteria, by an independent panel chaired by Rowan Hillson, and the winner will be awarded the prestigious annual Rowan Hillson insulin safety award at the ABCD Spring meeting.  

Closing date: 31st January 2017

Application document here

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Launch of the RCPsych and JBDS guidelines for inpatients with diabetes and psychiatric disorders

Written by Amar Puttanna on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 19:06.

Launch of The Management of Diabetes in People with Mental Illness in Inpatient Settings Guidelines

When: 27th June 2016 13:30-19:00

Where:  ICC London at ExCel

Diabetologists are invited to join us for the launch of the proposed Royal College of Psychiatrists Liaison Faculty & Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care guidelines on ‘The management of diabetes in people with mental illness in inpatient settings’ at the International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Astra Zeneca are sponsoring 25 free places to attend this launch! Details will follow shortly so keep this date free in your diary!

Click here for the flyer

 

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Quality in Care Awards in Diabetes 2016

Written by Amar Puttanna on Sunday, 13 March 2016 21:28.

Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes recognises, rewards and shares innovative practice demonstrating quality in diabetes management, education and services for people with diabetes and/or their families.Gaining QiC recognition means an initiative has been highlighted by the NHS, patients and industry as improving the quality of life for people living with diabetes.

Entries are invited from anyone working in the diabetes arena. Whatever the area of patient care, if your initiative or programme relates to diabetes in any way, you should enter it. Judges are keen to review a wide spectrum of entries and recognise the innovative practice that we know is out there.

More information here         Award categories here        Entry guidelines here

Closing date: Friday May 27 2016                Judging day: Thursday July 21 2016

Awards ceremony will take place at Sanofi’s Guildford headquarters on Thursday October 13 2016

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Update on lipidology and CV risk management

Written by Amar Puttanna on Thursday, 07 July 2016 15:04.

SAVE THE DATE!!

An update on lipidology and cardiovascular risk management and President's Prize

Friday 9 September 2016

Time: 1.30pm – 6.30pm

Venue: The Royal Society of Medicine, London

Receive an update and perform a critical appraisal of recent lipid modification guidelines, plus review the PCSK9 function and physiology with expert international speakers.

View the full programme and register online today: www.rsm.ac.uk/events/lig03

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Vision UK 2016: Expanding Horizons

Written by Amar Puttanna on Friday, 08 April 2016 14:37.

Vision UK is the leading annual conference for the eye health and sight loss sectors. Expanding Horizons will push the boundaries for implementing the UK Vision Strategy nationally and ensure that we engage with organisations and influencers across the wider health and social care sectors.

Working with Diabetes UK, part of the conference will consider issues such as the implications of risk-based interval screening, data provision and integrated diabetes care.
Click here for details and programme

When
: Tuesday 14th June 2016

Where: Grange Tower Hotel, London

Click here for more details and to apply

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Heart UK 30th Annual Conference

Written by Amar Puttanna on Thursday, 11 February 2016 11:00.

 

Join HEART UK in celebrating its 30th conference anniversary year.

THE conference for medical, scientific, healthcare and student attendees with an interest in cholesterol, atherosclerosis, lipid conditions, cardiovascular disease and nutrition.

Click here for details                        Click here for the website and to register

Abstract submission here                  Abstract deadline: Friday 4th March 2016

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