Yearly Archives: 2014

Diabetes service expansion in North East Essex

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust and Suffolk GP Federation CIC, who deliver the North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS), have announced a joint reorganisation of the Diabetes Foot Clinic and new Inpatient Vascular Team to provide a comprehensive consultant-led service. The Outpatient Foot Clinic, which is part of the NEEDS Service, is to be

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Patient feedback shapes new diabetes service

26 June 2014 The North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS), which began operation in April 2014, has published a patient feedback report following a number of successful patient engagement events in Colchester, Clacton, Harwich, Jaywick and Walton-on-Naze. The events, which were attended by over 150 people with diabetes, allowed patients to voice their opinions and

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Foot care NEEDS a priority for people living with diabetes

12 May 2014 The North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS) has highlighted the importance of offering information and advice for people living with diabetes about the importance of good foot care. The move comes as a new report shows that the area has higher than average incidences of diabetes-related amputations. A report published by Public

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