GIRFT lunchtime webinar aims to improve perioperative experience for diabetes patients

On 15th April, GIRFT held a lunchtime webinar to discuss a project called ‘Improving the Perioperative Pathway for Patients with Diabetes’ (IP3D).

Hosted by GIRFT joint clinical lead for diabetes, Professor Gerry Rayman, the webinar consisted of presentations by perioperative diabates specialist nurses from around the country, as well as Dr Claire Hambling, chair of the Primary Care Diabetes Society.

A screenshot of the webinar

You can see the full recorded webinar, and find out more about the IP3D project, by clicking here.

I was delighted to see the level of attendees from many different disciplines at the webinar, which was testament to the speakers and their expertise and the keen interest in primary care as well as others involved in the pathway. Improving the perioperative pathway for diabetes patients is a vital piece of the jigsaw, and that means getting the pathway right from primary care onwards.

Professor Gerry Rayman, GIRFT joint clinical lead for diabetes

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