Language Matters


A multi-stakeholder group, chaired by a person with diabetes, developed the ‘Language Matters’ document on the appropriate use of language in the care of people with diabetes. It has been published in India and Pakistan, and will be used in Wales, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Spain. Another, focused on obesity, is in development. NHS England uses it in the national Diabetes Programme and junior doctors use it as part of the Young Diabetologists and Endocrinologists Forum (YDEF) development programme. A new document, focused on social media, aims to reduce anxiety for people with diabetes, who are more vulnerable to COVID-19.

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QiC Diabetes Commended 2020
Judges’ Special Award
‘Language Matters’
by Language Matters Working Group

Quality In Care Diabetes

QiC Diabetes 2020 Awards Announced

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