As with so many other components of the health system, the aftermath of COVID-19 has had severe ramifications on diabetes care. However, in recent months new ways of working has accelerated deliverable care beyond current limits.
Hear a panel of experts and leading thinkers on diabetes as they examine the beneficial changes of COVID-19, and gain an understanding of how these can be spread at pace and scale with practical guidance and solutions to transform care.
The one-hour webinar will be structured around four key themes:
- Patient flows and pathways
- Digital first
- System by default
and will provide a clear grounding in the progress that has been made and explore how we can look to the future to Reset health and care for diabetes patients. The current pandemic has exposed the vulnerability of the health and care service, making it future proof has never been more important and better management of the care of diabetes patients will contribute considerably to service sustainability.
Delegates will also be able to put questions to the panel and feed into the debate.
Expert panel includes
Professor Partha Kar, Diabetes Consultant Physician, Portsmouth Hospitals Trust, NHSE/I, National Specialty Adviser Diabetes.
Professor Stephen Wheatcroft, Professor of Cardiometabolic Medicine, Consultant Cardiologist (Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust) Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Medicine, School of Medicine
Dr Naresh Kanumilli, Community Diabetes Consultant at Manchester University Foundation Trust, Clinical Champion at Diabetes UK, Clinical Network Lead for Diabetes in Greater Manchester, Diabetes Research Lead- Greater Manchester Clinical Research Network and a Committee Member at Primary Care Dermatology Society.
Professor Wasim Hanif, Professor of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Consultant Physician, & Head of Service in diabetes at University Hospital Birmingham, Board of Trustee Diabetes UK.
Chairing the event is Dr Graham Jackson, Chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners, Senior Clinical Adviser at NHS Confederation, GP Partner & Treasurer at Buckinghamshire Local Medical Committee (LMC)
This event is part of the NHS Reset campaign and sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. Boehringer Ingelheim provided input to the agenda and selected the speakers who will be paid an honoraria.
Date of preparation October 2020