6th National diabetes inpatient conference


Monday 18 September 2017


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
Organised by

Endocrinology & Diabetes Section


6 CPD Points

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about this event

Around 15 per cent of all hospital beds in the UK are occupied by people with diabetes. This meeting aims to equip you with the resources, tools and latest updates on how to create an effective workforce and improve inpatient and hospital care for these patients. 

Register today and join a high-level panel of speakers including national clinical directors, diabetes specialist nurses, lead clinical educators and consultant physician and diabetologists.

There are also four interactive workshop rotations for the afternoon session.


Extended submission deadline: Tuesday 22 August 2017

Diabetes professionals are invited to submit abstracts of no more than 300 words describing innovations, audit results, tools etc which they have introduced in their hospital to improve inpatient care.

The best 4 submissions will be selected to present for 10 minutes (each). A further 6 submissions will be selected for speed presentation (5 minutes - approximately 5 slides) and also to present a poster. The remaining submissions will be shortlisted for poster presentation.

Please note: In submitting for this call for abstracts you are confirming your availability for this meeting on Monday 18 September from 8.30am - 5pm. If you are shortlisted you will be required to pre-register for the event.


8.30 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00 am

Welcome and outline of the day

Dr Arla Ogilvie, President of the Endocrinology & Diabetes Section, RSM and Dr Gerry Rayman, Past President of the Endocrinology & Diabetes Section, RSM

9.05 am

Diabetes UK's inpatient initiative

David Jones, Assistant Director, Improvement Support and Innovation, Diabetes UK

9.25 am

Speed presentations on innovations in inpatient diabetes care (part 1)

10.25 am

Tea and coffee break with poster exhibition

Chair: Professor Mike Sampson, Consultant Diabetologist, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust and Dr Kath Higgins, Diabetes and Endocrinology Consultant, Leicester General Hospital

10.55 am

The evidence for inpatient diabetes teams

Dr Funke Akiboye, Research Fellow, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust and Dr Gerry Rayman, Past President of the Endocrinology & Diabetes Section, RSM

11.25 am

Speed presentations on innovations in inpatient diabetes care (part 2)

12.25 pm

NHS e-transformation funding and inpatient diabetes care

Professor Jonathan Valabhji, National Clinical Director for Obesity and Diabetes, NHS England

12.50 pm

Lunch with poster exhibition and AGM - Section Members only

4 Interactive workshops (45 minutes each)


Diabetes education for healthcare providers- addressing the gap between theory and practice

Ms Rachel Round, Ms Rowena Harland, Lead Clinical Educator for Pre Registration, and Ms Tracey Risebrow, Lead Clinical Educator for Post Registration, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust; Helen Atkins, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


Engaging ward staff in diabetes quality improvements

Mr Erwin Castro, Diabetes Specialist Nurse (Inpatient and Education), East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Ms Kath Higgins, Consultant, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Phillip Newland-Jones, Consultant Pharmacist in Diabetes and Endocrinology, University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and Ms Ruth Miller, Lead Nurse for Diabetes, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Shaping the future of the National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA): An opportunity to input into its development

Ms Laura Fargher, National Diabetes Audit Engagement Manager, Ms Sharon Thandi, NaDIA Audit Manager, NHS Digital and Ms Anne Claydon, Nurse Consultant for Diabetes, Barts Health NHS Trust and Dr Ketan Dhatariya, Consultant in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


What future workforce do we require for effective inpatient diabetes care?

Ms Debbie Stanistreet, Lead Nurse for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Lister Hospital, Ms Dawn Hardy, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Ms Janice Cairncross, Diabetes Support Nurse, East and North Hertfordhsire NHS Trust and Dr Daniel Flanagan, Consultant Physician, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

1.30 pm

Workshop rotation 1

2.15 pm

Workshop rotation 2

3.00 pm

Tea and coffee break with poster exhibition

3.30 pm

Workshop rotation 3

4.15 pm

Workshop rotation 4

5.00 pm

Close of meeting

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  • Online registration is open until Tuesday 12 September 2017
  • RSM member rates from £50
  • Non member rates from £65
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The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE
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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Amy StrattonTel: 02072902980 Email: endocrinology@rsm.ac.uk arrow