ABCD Announcements

DTN-UK Committee Recruitment

Professor Pratik Choudhary, DTN-UK Chair
Thursday, 16th March 2023
The Diabetes Technology Network UK (DTN-UK) are looking for an experienced diabetes educator (dietitian, DSN or other HCP) to join the committee of DTN-UK, part of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD). DTN-UK is an... Read More

National Clinical Impact Awards 2023

Steve Bain, ABCD lead for ACCIA
Tuesday, 14th March 2023
  The 2023 National Clinical Impact Awards round is now open for applications. Applications opened on Friday 10th March and will close at 5pm on Friday 5th May 2023. The role of membership organisations, including ABCD, has changed.... Read More

Insuman® range discontinuation and supply exhaustion update

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Thursday, 23rd February 2023
In January 2023 the decision to discontinue the remaining presentations of Insuman® regular human, isophane and isophane pre-mixed insulins in the UK, phased over the following 6 months, was announced. Unfortunately, due to unexpected... Read More

Last chance to apply for the Honorary Meetings Secretary role

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Thursday, 16th February 2023
The Honorary Meetings Secretary is an important role within the ABCD Executive. In this position you will be able to channel your passion for diabetes care and education into key ABCD initiatives including our popular Annual Conference and... Read More

Invitation to join the WEDS Spring Meeting 2023

Umesh Dashora, Honorary Meeting Secretary
Wednesday, 8th February 2023
You are invited to join the WEDS Spring Meeting on Thursday 25th May at The Miskin Manor Hotel, Mid Glamorgan. Hosted by the Welsh Endocrine and Diabetes Society (WEDS) with support from the Association of British Diabetologist. The Guest... Read More

North European Young Diabetologists (NEYD) Annual Meeting 2023

Petra Hanson, ABCD Academic Sub-Committee
Wednesday, 1st February 2023
The North European Young Diabetologists (NEYD) Annual Meeting will be held on the 24nd- 26th May 2023 in Denmark. Abstracts submissions are now open, and close on 24th February 2023. With over 30 years of history and tradition, NEYD gives... Read More

Reminder - Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award 2023

Dr Ketan Dhatariya (Chair JBDS-IP)
Thursday, 19th January 2023
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

End of end of year message from the ABCD Chair

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Thursday, 22nd December 2022
Although we have emerged from the grips of the Covid pandemic, we are all seeing challenging waves of influenza and Strep A related illnesses. We work in an environment of severe workforce constraints and industrial action on a background of... Read More

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
Pictured L to R Parth Narendran and Pratik Choudhary 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... 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 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

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

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