Bringing care closer to home in Bexley


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.


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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John Grumitt

Job title:
diabetes programme manager
Place of work:
NHS South East London Bexley Business Support Unit
+44 (0)20 8298 6170


Quality In Care Diabetes

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  • 2021 KEY DATES
  • Open for entry:
    Tuesday 20 April 2021
  • Extended Entry Deadline:
    Monday 12 July 2021
  • Judging day:
    Tuesday 7 September 2021
  • Awards ceremony:
    Thursday 14 October 2021