Resources for Healthcare Professionals (HCPs)

Diabetes leaflets for healthcare professional to use for people with diabetes

Free to download and print. TREND

Free to download or order printed copies (pay postage only): Diabetes UK

Diabetes free online learning for HCPs–competencies

Care Home training:

E-Learning courses – Trend Diabetes Learning Platform
Insulin and Injectable Training:
Insulin Safety – essential for all HCPS working with insulin

Contact NEEDS if working in North East Essex healthcare for further training options


Education for health care professionals

Training and education is available to all Health Care Professionals working with patients living with diabetes across North East Essex. For more information on courses available please email

Exploring diabetes

Type 1 diabetes

We offer routine virtual clinic appointments either by consulting you over the telephone or via Microsoft Teams

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Type 2 diabetes

Our friendly forums are a great place to meet other diabetes patients, careers and healthcare professionals.

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Young people with diabetes

Our dedicated inpatient diabetes team is based at Colchester General Hospital.

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