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NEEDS Patient Newsletter – Autumn 2018

Read the latest newsletter here. Including: Highlights from Diabetes and You: Lifestyle and Wellbeing event How can I tell if diabetes is effecting my kidneys? Supporting each other: Type 2 Together groups Learning to live well with diabetes – Education case study Delivering high quality diabetes care – shortlist for HSJ awards

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North East Essex Diabetes Service shortlisted for prestigious healthcare award

North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS) is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for a prestigious Health Service Journal Award. We have been shortlisted in the Optimisation of Medicines Management category for our innovative ‘Virtual Ward’ project, which takes a holistic approach to care and has helped patients to better manage their condition.

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Diabetes care across North east Essex has been rated ‘outstanding’, following a recent inspection by NHS England.

Diabetes care across North east Essex has been rated ‘outstanding’, following a recent inspection by NHS England. Diabetes is one of the major challenges facing the NHS and figures show that around 19,000 people across North East Essex currently live with the condition, which if not managed correctly can result in serious health complications such

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We care for your feet!

People with diabetes are more likely to develop problems with their feet, including foot ulcers, infections, and in the worst cases, amputation. Foot checks are one of the eight key treatments that NEEDS patients receive as part of their annual review. Last year, we redesigned this service to improve the level of care that we

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