ABCD Announcements

RCP: Experiences of COVID: recording doctors' voices

Hermione Price, Honorary Secretary ABCD
Friday, 22nd April 2022
  As a healthcare professional, do you have experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic that you would like the public to hear? As we learn to live with COVID-19, is there anything you think the public needs to know? Are there things about the... Read More

MHRA: April Drug Safety Update on Pregabalin (Lyrica)

Hermione Price, Honorary Secretary ABCD
Friday, 22nd April 2022
  The MHRA has published a Drug Safety Update on pregabalin (Lyrica) and the findings of a safety study on risks if used during pregnancy. They have also produced a Safety leaflet to help patients to understand the latest information... Read More

The 2022 London Symposium - 19th May and 16th June 2022

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Wednesday, 13th April 2022
The London Symposium has been a successful whole-day Symposium on the latest aspects of diagnosis and treatments specific to Diabetes.  This year’s symposium on the 19th May and 16th June, is developed around the theme of the “Diabetes... Read More

Applications invited for role of JBDS Co-Chair

Professor Ketan Dhatariya (Chair JBDS-IP)
Thursday, 7th April 2022
The Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care (JBDS) invites applications from enthusiastic and committed individuals for the role of Co-Chair of the group. The role is designed to aid in the running of the highly influential and globally... Read More

JRCPTB Curricula launch webinar, 4th April 2022

Hermione Price, Honorary General Secretary ABCD
Thursday, 31st March 2022
  Join JRCPTB for a a live webinar and Q&A session on the new group 1 and internal medicine curricula which will be implemented from August 2022. The webinar has been organised by the JRCPTB, on behalf of the three royal colleges of... Read More

Launch of the ABCD audit for the Omnipod insulin pump

Emma Wilmot, Consultant Diabetologist, University Hospitals of Derby & Burton Honorary (clinical) Associate Professor, University of Nottingham
Monday, 28th March 2022
ABCD is pleased to announce the launch of the ABCD International Omnipod audit and would like to invite you to take part. Following the successful FreeStyle Libre and closed loop audits, the principles remain the same. We aim to collect data... Read More

National Clinical Impact Awards 2022

Steve Bain, ABCD lead for ACCEA
Friday, 25th March 2022
  ABCD are pleased to announce that the Association will be a National Nominating Organisation (NNO) for the new National Clinical Impact Awards. The 2022 National Clinical Impact Awards Guidance for Applicants has been published on... Read More

Royal Society of Medicine 'COVID-19 Conference: Two years on' webinar

Hermione Price, Honorary General Secretary ABCD
Monday, 14th March 2022
  COVID-19 Conference: Two years on Date: Thursday 31 March 2022 Time: 12:30pm to 4:00pm (BST) CPD learning applied This RSM conference, to be held two years after the first UK lockdown, brings together leading authorities on COVID-19... Read More

National diabetic eye screening conference: The good, the bad and the ugly

Hermione Price, Honorary General Secretary ABCD
Thursday, 10th March 2022
  This is an essential annual conference for all those involved in diabetic eye screening that provides insight into current and future changes within the specialty. There will be key updates direct from the National Programme... Read More

NICE: Medical Technologies Advisory Committee Recruitment - Health Economist/ Specialist in Secondary Care.

Hermione Price, Honorary General Secretary ABCD
Thursday, 10th March 2022
  The Medical Technologies Advisory Committee are currently recruiting for the following roles: Health economist Specialists in secondary care. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from specialists with... Read More

RCP Diabetes Care Accreditation Programme - Inpatient accreditation role

Dipesh Patel, Chair ABCD
Friday, 4th March 2022
  Diabates care accreditation programme (DCAP) will be piloting an accreditation process for inpatient diabetes services in the East of England and Wales. Accreditation is a supportive process of evaluating the quality of clinical services... Read More

The 19th Malvern Diabetic Foot Conference

Dipesh Patel, ABCD Chair
Wednesday, 23rd February 2022
  The 2022 conference, taking place 11th - 13th May 2022, will be the 19th meeting since its inception in 1986 and brings together experts on the diabetic foot from up to 30 countries, predominantly North America and Western Europe. This... Read More

Diabetes webinars with Dr Jason Cheung

Umesh Dashora, Meeting Secretary, ABCD
Thursday, 3rd February 2022
  7 February 2022 - Insulin safety in inpatient diabetes care, presented by Dr Jason Cheung.  For more information and to register 21 February 2022 - Identifying and managing hypoglycaemia, presented by Dr Jason Cheung... Read More

The British Journal of Diabetes: Call for Papers

Dr Marie-France Kong, Editor-in-Chief of The British Journal of Diabetes
Wednesday, 26th January 2022
  The British Journal of Diabetes is the official journal of ABCD and is growing in reputation and strength and we hope for PubMed listing soon. The Journal includes peer reviewed scientific research articles, systematic reviews,... Read More

NICE committee member recruitment - diabetic retinopathy guideline

Hermione Price, Honorary Secretary, ABCD
Thursday, 20th January 2022
  Committee members are being recruited for NICE’s diabetic retinopathy guideline committee. The following roles are being recruited for: consultant ophthalmologist paediatric ophthalmologist specialist ophthalmology nurse... Read More

ASO webinar: Obesity and Kidney Disease

Alex Miras, Imperial College
Thursday, 20th January 2022
  #ASOWebinar: Obesity and Kidney Disease Thursday 27th January 2022, 18:00 - 19:30 Obesity is increasingly becoming a common cause for chronic kidney disease, even in the absence of diabetes or hypertension. In this webinar Dr Neil... Read More

NCEPOD Transition study - Health and Social Care Professional survey

Hermione Price, Honorary Secretary, ABCD
Tuesday, 18th January 2022
  NCEPOD are exploring the process of the transition of young people with complex chronic conditions from child to adult health services. The aim of the study is to explore the barriers and facilitators in the process of the transition of... Read More

Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award 2022

Professor Ketan Dhatariya (Chair JBDS-IP)
Friday, 14th January 2022
Due to the pressure on hospital teams during the COVID pandemic, we postponed the 2021 competition but are now launching a revamped award for 2022 which has been amended to take into account the current COVID situation. We are inviting colleagues to... Read More

NCEPOD Transition study - young person and parent carer online survey

Susannah Rowles, Honorary Secretary, ABCD
Tuesday, 21st December 2021
  NCEPOD are undertaking a study to look at the process of transition from child to adult health services. As part of this study, they are collecting the views of young people and parent carers on the transition process via an online survey... Read More

ABCD publishes the results of the Integrated survey about diabetes services

Dr Dinesh Nagi, ABCD Ex-Officio Chair
Friday, 17th December 2021
Today, 17th December 2021, ABCD publishes the results of the Integrated survey about diabetes services. https://bjd-abcd.com/index.php/bjd/article/view/781 Please find the link to the raw data of this survey below.

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