Diabetes information

Dr Alex Shaw / Dr Sami Ozturk on behalf of the south east Essex Diabetes clinical network:

As a clinical network we are aware that there is a huge volume of information available relating to Diabetes. Following discussion at the south east Essex Diabetes clinical network we would like to advise GP practices to direct any patients with interest in diabetes (particularly any recently diagnosed diabetic patients) to the following sources:

Flash glucose scanning commissioning policy

In March 2019, NHS England issued guidance relating to national arrangements for funding of Flash Glucose Monitoring for relevant diabetes patients:

The national guidance includes patient criteria for funding and mid and south Essex CCGs have reviewed their commissioning policy to reflect the national criteria with effect from 1st April 2019.  

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