Best screening/early detection initiative

This award recognises the impact of early detection of type 2 diabetes in the management and prevention of longer term complications which can be devastating to patients, and represent a huge cost burden to the health service.

Winner

Self assessment tool by University Hospitals of Leicester

The Leicester team developed a suite of tools for the detection of Type 2 diabetes in people who are at “high risk”. The self-assessment score (developed in collaboration with Diabetes UK) is the fi rst questionnaire-based tool developed for use within a multi-ethnic UK population. It has already received global recognition, having been completed by over 91,000 people. The Leicester Practice Risk score is an automated tool for ranking individuals at risk within a GP practice so that they can be targeted with screening strategies.

 

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Quality In Care Diabetes

  • 2020 KEY DATES
  • Open for entry: Wednesday 18 March 2020
  • Entry deadline: Monday 20 July 2020
  • Judging day: Thursday 10 September 2020
  • Awards ceremony: Thursday 15 October 2020
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