Bringing care closer to home in Bexley

Summary

Lakeside diabetes team, based in one of Bexley’s most deprived communities, has been providing high-quality, innovative, patient-centred services from the practice with impressive results.

More than 15,000 patients are registered at Lakeside, making it the largest patient list in Bexley: 737 patients have diabetes, 692 have Type 2 and 45 Type 1.


Challenge

The team had three key objectives were to:

  1. Improve essential care
  2. Provide structured patient education and cohesive follow-up programmes
  3. Engage with Bexley’s diabetes practice development team and patient groups.

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Contacts

John Grumitt

Job title:
diabetes programme manager
Place of work:
NHS South East London Bexley Business Support Unit
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 8298 6170
Email:
john.grumitt@bexley.nhs.uk

Resources

  • KEY DATES
  • Launch at Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2018:
    14 March
  • Nomination closing date: 13 July
  • Judging day: 19 July
  • Awards ceremony: 18 October
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