ABCD Announcements

New Chair of ABCD Announced

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Monday, 28th November 2022
We are pleased to announce that Professor Ketan Dhatariya will be the new Chair of ABCD, Ketan will take over from Dr Dipesh Patel when he completes his term of office in June 2023. Professor Ketan Dhatariya has been a full time NHS... Read More

JBDS-IP inpatient diabetes service survey - deadline extended

Umesh Dashora, Honorary Meeting Secretary & Co-opted BJD News Editor
Thursday, 17th November 2022
JBDS-IP is embarking on an ambitious project of identifying the right number of staff to deliver an ideal, ‘state of the art’ inpatient diabetes service in the UK. They want to try and determine what are the optimal staffing levels for everyone... Read More

The Niru Goenka Memorial Lecture 2023

Umesh Dashora, Honorary Meeting Secretary & Co-opted BJD News Editor
Tuesday, 8th November 2022
Submissions are open for the Niru Goenka Lecture at the ABCD Conference in September 2023. Candidates appointed to their first consultant post within the last 10 years are eligible to present. The remit of the lecture is to showcase pioneering... Read More

Calling all specialist diabetes services to join the NDA Quality Improvement Collaborative for type 1 diabetes

Diabetes UK
Wednesday, 19th October 2022
The closing date to apply to join the Collaborative has now been extended to Tuesday 29th November 2022. The National Diabetes Audit (NDA) is keen to support services to improve the care for people with diabetes and is looking for local... Read More

Call for applications 2023 - Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Friday, 7th October 2022
The Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation Fellowship (NNUKRF) is now calling for applications from healthcare professionals in all areas related to diabetes for research and education funding in diabetes for 2023. The opportunities available... Read More

Screening for disordered eating in diabetes study

Hermione Price, Secretary ABCD
Thursday, 6th October 2022
Researchers from the University of Surrey are looking for healthcare professionals working in diabetes to take part in a study on screening for disordered eating in diabetes. Do you currently work in an NHS diabetes services and have direct... Read More

Latest data from the ABCD worldwide EndoBarrier registry presented at EASD in Stockholm

Dr Bob Ryder, Co-opted Website Co-ordinator & Clinical Lead, Nationwide Audits of New Diabetes Therapies
Tuesday, 4th October 2022
See https://youtu.be/_VfIoaMn4GQ During the week of the 19th to 23rd September 2022, the latest data from the ABCD worldwide EndoBarrier registry were presented as an oral presentation to a packed audience in a session chaired by Prof Les... Read More

Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award 2023

Dr Ketan Dhatariya (Chair JBDS-IP)
Wednesday, 28th September 2022
JBDS - IP Joint British Diabetes Societies for inpatient care We are inviting colleagues to submit entries which will be for: Best innovation to improve patient safety when discharging from hospital This JBDS – IP project is being led by Dr... Read More

New Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care Co-Chair Announced

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Wednesday, 21st September 2022
We are delighted to announce that Dr Omar Mustafa has been appointed as co-Chair of the Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care. Dr Mustafa is a consultant diabetologist at King's College Hospital. He is the inpatient diabetes... Read More

ABCD Appoints Professional Development Leads

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Wednesday, 21st September 2022
We are pleased to announce that Dr Moulinath Banerjee and Dr Koteshwara Muralidhara have been appointed ABCD Professional Development Leads. ABCD currently runs the successful National Diabetes Consultant Mentorship and Consultant Development... Read More

Stakeholder Working Group invitation

Hermione Price, Secretary ABCD
Monday, 12th September 2022
Breastfeeding support for women with multimorbidity. Are you a specialist nurse, consultant or higher specialty trainee with an interest in diabetes and pregnancy? Are you interested in joining a Stakeholder Working Group looking at how women... Read More

4th National type 1 diabetes and eating disorders conference

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Thursday, 1st September 2022
The University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust are excited to announce the 4th National Diabetes & Eating Disorder Conference on 17 November 2022 (in partnership with JDRF UK). Join this in-person conference (... Read More

Share your thoughts on our new aims and objectives

Hermione Price, Secretary ABCD
Wednesday, 17th August 2022
We are pleased to share our proposed new aims and objectives for ABCD. Aims and Objectives To ensure all people living with diabetes receive the highest standards of care and to work with other key stakeholders to achieve this To produce... Read More

Live Clinical Vacancy: Diabetes in Surgery Quality Improvement Project

Hermione Price, ABCD Secretary
Wednesday, 10th August 2022
The Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC) is a cross-organisational, multidisciplinary collaborative between patients and the public, Royal Colleges and similar organisations. CPOC was established in 2019 to facilitate and promote the delivery of... Read More

Diabetes: putting people at the heart of services

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Wednesday, 27th July 2022
The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has published a briefing on putting people at the heart of diabetes services. Diabetes costs the NHS around £10 billion a year. It is a national priority and a focus of the... Read More

UK Diabetes Specialist Trainee Registrars Well Being Survey

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Tuesday, 12th July 2022
A survey to assess the workplace well-being for trainee registrars in the Diabetes and Endocrinology specialty has recently been launched. The survey has been conducted once before, in 2018, in this specialty. The survey results, published in... Read More

National Advisory Panel for Care Home Diabetes

Umesh Dashora, ABCDHonorary Meeting Secretary
Friday, 24th June 2022
  ABCD is proud to highlight the launch of ‘National Adviser Panel Care Home Diabetes strategic document of diabetes care’. Under the leadership of Prof Alan Sinclair, this was a significant and mammoth task of 18 months of sustained work... Read More

ABCD supports Managing Diabetes campaign

Hermione Price, Secretary ABCD
Friday, 17th June 2022
ABCD are pleased to have supported the Managing Diabetes campaign that launched on Friday 17th June 2022 within the The Guardian and online. Managing Diabetes aims to raise awareness of the latest conversations and medical technology in the type... Read More

Professional Development Lead required for NDCMP/CDP

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Tuesday, 14th June 2022
ABCD currently runs the successful National Diabetes Consultant Mentorship and Consultant Development Programmes. We are now seeking a Professional Development Lead for these programmes to support Keith Whitfield, current Faculty Lead.... Read More

Join Us In Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the ABCD

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Tuesday, 7th June 2022
Join us on Monday, 13th June at 5:00pm to raise a glass in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists. In this short virtual meet up, we will raise a glass to the ABCD founders and all past... Read More

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