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GP News - 14 June 2017

Reminder: Diabetes Training Needs Survey

Diabetes is one of the priority areas which forms part of the STP programme. We recognise that the skills and confidence in managing diabetes in primary care varies from practice to practice. One of our key aims is to support primary care to manage diabetes in a more consistent and person centred way. However in order to develop a training programme for primary care we need to understand the needs of primary care.

We would appreciate help from our GP and PN colleagues to complete the short knowledge and confidence survey. The findings from this will be used to inform the Primary Care Education programme which is being developed. Please be assured this will only take a few moments of your time to complete. The completed forms can be returned to the EDEN diabetes team by email or post. Thank you to those of you who have already completed the survey.

If the form is electronic, please send it to: EDEN@uhl-tr.nhs.uk  

If the form is hard copy, please post it to:


Magnolia Room, Air Ward

Leicester Diabetes Centre

Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road

Leicester LE5 4PW

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