Diabetes UK Position Statement: Availability of Specialist Support and Equal Access to Surgery for People with Diabetes

Author: 
Dr Dipesh Patel, ABCD Chair
Date of the announcement: 
Friday, 14 August, 2020

Diabetes UK have released a new position statement titled "Availability of Specialist Support and Equal Access to Surgery for People with Diabetes".

ABCD is full supportive of this position statement. Patients with diabetes need to have equal access to elective surgery opportunities. It is of paramount importance that robust diabetes pathways are in place, with timely access to specialist teams and good communications between the patient, all specialist teams and Primary Care.

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