Using marketing automation techniques to improve information delivery and lifestyle change in patients with diabetes

This project aims to improve the engagement and self-management of patients with diabetes through an in information and education hub. 

Structured learning programme for paediatric type 1 diabetes patients

This project introduced a structured learning programme to teach core diabetes knowledge to children with type 1 diabetes and their families, empowering them to self-manage their condition.

How do people with diabetes value self-management support interventions?

Yorkshire and the Humber
Led by Professor John Brazier, University of Sheffield, this research aims to estimate the value of self-management of diabetes to patients both in quality adjusted life-years (QALY) and in monetary terms.

Diabetic Foot Care Project

Run by the Diabetes Team at Aneurin Bevan Health Board in Wales, this project aimed to develop a pathway to excellent care experience for patients admitted to hospital with an acute diabetic foot problem. The team were particularly focused on ensuring improvements were based on an understanding o...

Jane-Claire Judson, GenerationQ fellow

As the National Director for Diabetes UK Scotland, Jane-Claire is responsible for leading and managing the charity’s activities in Scotland. After graduating from the University of Dundee in 2000, with an MA in English Literature and Contemporary European Studies, Jane-Claire went on to work i...

Web-based outpatient consultations in diabetes

Led by Newham University Hospital NHS Trust, this project aimed to explore whether web-based consultations could provide more accessible and cost-effective care in the diabetes department. The team offered online consultations via webcam to patients under the care of one consultant and one specia...

Pre-pregnancy care in diabetes

Led by Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to raise awareness of the need for pre-pregnancy care for women with diabetes, among women themselves along with professionals such as pharmacists, health visitors and fertility clinicians. The team developed an innovative model of c...

Bridget Turner, GenerationQ fellow

Bridget is Director of Policy and Care Improvement at Diabetes UK. She is responsible for the development of the organisation’s policy and care agenda. She works closely with healthcare professionals, researchers, people living with diabetes, national policy makers and local decision makers, to i...

Joanne Watson, Quality Improvement Fellow

South west England
Dr Joanne Watson is the clinical lead Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust. In this time she has built up a strong team ethos within the department which has expanded on all fronts, introduced new therapies and services.

Year of Care: NHS North of Tyne consortium

North east England
Run by the NHS North of Tyne Consortium, made up of North Tyneside Primary Care Trust, Northumberland Care Trust and Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust, this project set out to engage primary care in care planning for people with diabetes. Project information was shared with commissioning gr...