ABCD Chairmen and their Reports and Bulletins

The first six ABCD ChairmenBelow are all the Chairman's reports and bulletins since 2002. On the right the headings of the subject matter in each bulletin. Six of the ABCD chairmen since the founding of ABCD in 1997 until June 2017 are represented. Click the thumbnail on the left to see the picture of all six ABCD chairs. There is also video footage on the ABCD youtube channel including Richard Greenwood, Ken Shaw and Peter Winocour taking part in a brief video documentary about ABCD made in 2004, Chris Walton speaking after dinner in 2013, including introducing the ABCD “Gang of Three” who were present, and the full footage of Rob Gregory speaking after dinner in 2016, and a second video of the selection where Rob Gregory reads from RD Lawrence. At the ABCD Spring meeting in 2017, Dinesh Nagi became the seventh ABCD chairman. In August 2017 the inspirational Founding Father of ABCD and it's first chairman, John Wales, passed away suddenly, in his sleep, whilst on holiday in Finland.

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2017  
June 2017 Rob Gregory. His final chair's bulletin: 
National Diabetes Audit
Driving Legislation
Launch of the ABCD Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Collaborative – UK (T1DCC-UK)
Based in or around Bristol, Leeds and Manchester? 
And finally....
2016  
December 2016 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin: 
'Tis not so sweet now as it was before
2. Give us the money, please.
I did like to be beside the seaside.
We must do this again
A seasonal quiz
Specialise in Diabetes and Endocrinology – you won’t regret it
A special offer
It's never too soon
Community of Practice
Financial disincentives embedded for two years
Situations vacant
Where do we stand on....?
Just grow up!
'(Off) to Parliament he shall go'
Nothing succeeds like succession
Sustainability and Transformation Plans
The author's name was Carter...
Attention Santa’s Helpers
Pump priming
Patient safety again
I’ve only got to look at a mince pie…
Has anyone seen Santa?
Dates
Type 1 diabetes – breaking news!
Merry Christmas
October 2016 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin: 
Opportunity Knocks
It’s all about the money
Type 1 Diabetes
T1 Resources
Volunteers required
What I've been up to
BJD
Endobarrier
ABCD nationwide audit programme
Biosimilars survey
ABCD website(s)
Social Media
IPN-UK
Promoting the specialty
QiC Awards
Tax Returns
Opportunity Knocks… again
Meeting dates (details on the website)
Save the date
June 2016 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin: 
June 23rd 2016 was memorable for:
Junior Doctors Contract
ABCD IPN-UK
7-Day Working and Diabetes
The CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework
Type 1 Diabetes
Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes
Controversies in the management of Type 2 Diabetes
ABCD Autumn Meeting
Chair of RCPL Joint Specialist Committee for Endocrinology and Diabetes (JSC)
ABCD Committee
ABCD New Website - https://abcd.care
ABCD Nationwide Audits of New Therapies
May 2016 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin:
Referendum Day
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
Meetings
Save the Date
National Diabetes Audit
All Parliamentary Group for Diabetes
British Journal of Diabetes
ABCD Clinical Research
BMJ Awards Diabetes Team of the Year 2016
JSC Endocrinology and Diabetes
Managing Complex Multi-Morbidity
Training in Community Diabetes
Another ABCD Nationwide Audit
February 2016 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin:
Wet and Windy Winter
NDA Results 2013-2014 and 2014-2015
Keep Saving the Date: Thursday 23rd June
Type 1 Diabetes
Transition Service Specification Published
Meetings
Corporate Support for 2016
British Journal of Diabetes
APPG for Diabetes
ABCD at Diabetes UK Professional Conference - Volunteers Sought
ABCD Nationwide Audits of New Therapies
Congratulations
2015  
December 2015 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin:
APPG for Diabetes
IT Support for Diabetes
Patient View
National Audit Office Report and Public Accounts Committee Hearing
NHS Mandate for 2020
Credentialling
Medical Care
Nice
RCP Council
IPN-UK
Rowan Hillson award
Autumn meeting 2015
ABCD Consultant Development Review
18th February 2016 ABCD-RCPL conference 'Managing long-term Conditions and Multimorbidity' at the college
21-22 April 2016 ABCD Spring Meeting Manchester
Date for Diary 23 June 2016 'ABCD Commissioning - Live' Event
Autumn meeting 2016
ABCD Nationwide and Worldwide Audit of New Diabetes Therapies Programme
October 2015 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin:
NICE
ABCD Committee Time Out
The King('s Fund Course) is Dead, Long Live 'Consultanthood'
BJDVD
National Audit Office
Rowan Hillson Award
M&M Project
Obesity Services in England
International Metabolic Surgery Meeting
Diabetes and Severe Mental Illness Survey
New Faces
New Lives
June 2015 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin:
Election 2015
ABCD Meetings
ABCD Committee highlights
The BMJ Awards 2015
Mortality and Morbidity Project
ABCD nationwide audits
April 2015 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin:
Democracy in action
Supporting Professional Development
Diabetes UK PC Feedback
National Pump Network
Education, education, education....and education
CQC
Quality by Association
Medical exemption certificates for diabetes
Room for another meeting?
Nationwide Audits of New Therapies
ABCD Survey of the use of U500 insulin
ABCD-WEDS Spring Meeting, Cardiff, April 23-24th
The Slippery Slope
12th Night 2015 Rob Gregory. Chair's new year bulletin
2014  
December 2014 Rob Gregory. Chair's bulletin:
The mirror on the up escalator
Quality in Care Awards
Working collaboratively to good effect: Diabetes and CQC
Commissioning in England
It's Tough at the Coal Face – Survival Skills
Manpower Survey
Driving
Social Media
Political Engagement
BJDVD
Doctors and Industry
Diabetes Care Trust 
ABCD Secretary
October 2014 Rob Gregory. Chairman's bulletin:
Committee Time Out, 1 September
Education and Professional Development Subcommittee
Academic Subcommittee
Succession planning
A Root Cause Analysis of Mortality and Morbidity in Diabetic Inpatients
ABCD Nationwide Audits
ABCD Clinical Research Fellow
Diabetes and CQC
The Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Award 2014
BJDVD
Communicating with you
EASD
International Conferences on your doorstep?
All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes (APPG)Insulin Safety Education for Healthcare Professionals
Mentors needed
July 2014

Rob Gregory. Chairman's bulletin:
Type 1 Campaign
ABCD Members' Survey
Forthcoming Meetings
Life-long education and professional development for ABCD members
BJDVD
JBDS
A Root Cause Analysis of Mortality and Morbidity in Diabetic Inpatients
ABCD Nationwide Audits
CEA 2014

June 2014 Rob Gregory. New chairman's bulletin:
Forthcoming Meetings
Committee
Life-long education and professional development for ABCD members
BJDVD – Call for copy
JBDS
NDA
ABCD Nationwide Audits
Safe Use of Insulin e-learning
It's cheaper if we don't have to train people
CEA 2014
2013  
August 2013 Chris Walton. Chairman's report: 
Challenges for integrated care
Role of the ABCD in the new world
Productive collaborations for ABCD
Current ABCD projects
Active role required from ABCD members
February 2013

Chris Walton. Chairman's report:

Changing Times

2012  
December 2012 Chris Walton. Chairman's bulletin:
Update on NHS Diabetes
ABCD Type 1 campaign
Best Practice for CCG’s in commissioning for diabetes; an integrated care framework
ABCD Survey Responses
Requests to circulate links to questionnaires
NDIS Masterclasses And Clinical Champions Programme
Diabetes UK’s 15 Healthcare Essentials Campaign
Mentorship Webpage
Innovations Webpage NHS Diabetes
June 2012 Chris Walton. Chairman's bulletin:
ACCEA awards
ABCD submission to the Public Accounts Committee
Type 1 awareness video
Survey on bariatric surgery for people with type 2 diabetes
NHS Reforms 
YDF Oxford Endocrinology Masterclass
Diabetes
May 2012 Chris Walton. Chairman's bulletin:
Survey on bariatric surgery for people with type 2 diabetes
National Diabetes Audit Newsletter
Health and Wellbeing Boards
March 2012 Chris Walton. Chairman's bulletin:
New Consultants Course
1st Joint Meeting of ABCD & the Renal Association
ABCD Spring Meeting 2012
NHS Diabetes Insulin Pump Network
Care Integration
Other courses of interest
2011  
Autumn 2011 Chris Walton. New chairman's message:
Reasons to be cheerful part 3
Hope springs eternal
Strength in our skills
Strength in collaboration
The new executive and committee
Conclusion
Spring 2011 Peter Winocour. Chairman's report:
Moving On
The End of the NHS?
Stockholm and other syndromes
Speaking out
Carrots and sticks
ABCD and DH (England)
Lies damned lies and statistics
ABCD - our core business
Fare ye well
2010  
Autumn 2010 Peter Winocour. Chairman's report:
Diabetes in the age of austerity
It's deja vu all over again
New blood, new roles
ABCD spreading it's wings
Best practice or evidence based practice?
Back to the future
Spring 2010 Peter Winocour. Chairman's report:
Now that the noughties are over...
Driving service changes
ABCD incorporated
The wisdom or elderly statesmen
Supported projects and new opportunities
2009  
Autumn 2009 Peter Winocour. Chairman's report:
Reality checks
Spring 2009 Peter Winocour. Chairman's report:
Masters of our own destiny - offering expertise with breadth and depth
2008  
Autumn 2008 Peter Winocour. New chairman's message:
The glass half-full
Spring 2008 Ken Shaw:
Chairman's report
2007  
Autumn 2007 Ken Shaw:
Chairman's report
Spring 2007 Ken Shaw:
Chairman's report
2006  
Autumn 2006 Ken Shaw:
New chairman's message
Spring 2006 Richard Greenwood:
Chairman's report
2005  
Autumn 2005 Richard Greenwood:
Chairman's report
Spring 2005 Richard Greenwood:
Chairman's report
2004  
Autumn 2004 Richard Greenwood:
Chairman's report
Spring 2004 Richard Greenwood:
Chairman's report
2003  
Autumn 2003 Richard Greenwood:
Chairman's report
Spring 2003 Richard Greenwood:
Chairman's report
2002  
Autumn 2002 - b Richard Greenwood:
New chairman's message
Autumn 2002 - a

John Wales:
Retiring chairman's farewell message: 
"As others see us ... through a glass darkly