More Power to the Patient – System Wide Roll-Out of a Pocket Size Diabetes Medication Sick Day Rule

Summary

Patients with diabetes are more vulnerable to acute illness leading to hospitalisation, and those with pre-established renal disease are especially at risk of acute chronic kidney injury (AKI). ENHIDE developed a pocket-sized sick day guidance card to fit in wallets and purses for all patients with diabetes, and over 50,000 cards have been made available for patient use, with priority given to those patients admitted acutely with AKI, with the aim of reducing avoidable hospitalisation.

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QiC Diabetes Finalist 2017
Empowering People with Diabetes – Adults
More Power to the Patient – System Wide Roll-Out of a Pocket Size Diabetes Medication Sick Day Rule
by ENHIDE

Contacts

Peter Winocour

Job title:
Consultant Diabetologist and Clinical Director
Place of work:
ENHIDE , East and North Herts NHS Trust
Email:
peter.winocour@nhs.net


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