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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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Patient Pump Newsletter – Issue 6

Your latest pump newsletter includes: NEEDS Update Are insulin pumps better than insulin injections? New insulin update Pump accessories What to do in event of pump failure Animas pump update Holiday / Travel info Dates of next pump workshop Download the full newsletter here

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People with diabetes inspired by local event

Over 100 people living with and caring for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in North East Essex attended a motivational event on Saturday 12th May which encouraged them to learn more about their condition and how they can best manage their diabetes. The event, titled ‘Diabetes and You’, took place in Colchester

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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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Year of Care Newsletter

Issue 6, March 2017 North East Essex Diabetes Service has two Specialist Nurses who are fully trained to deliver care and support planning training for Health Care Professionals working with patients living with long term conditions. If you would like further information regarding this, please contact info@diabetesneeds.org.uk.

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