- 19 March 2018
- Group News
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In the Community
Community talks are already coming in to the diary so we hope to be as busy as 2017 spreading the word on better self management and prevention of Type 2 Diabetes. If you know of any groups that would like a community talk, please pass on our contact details. Alison has been invited back to HMP Dovegate in the summer.
Assisting with Research
Professor Gill from Warwick Medical School, will be our guest speaker at February’s meeting. He will be expanding on his research project aimed at improving Type 2 care in Coventry. He is after thoughts and opinions of people living with the condition. Funding submissions have a deadline of the end of February. Please come along and participate, your opinions matter and can inﬂuence improvements in the care you receive.
Coventry CCG has currently blocked the prescribing of the new ﬂash technology. There was a meeting held on the 17th November to discuss the matter. More info to follow.
We will soon be applying for our street collection licence from the council for our annual bucket collection. Please keep both the 9th and 16th June free for our until the date is conﬁrmed.
Our mail out was sent from Head Ofﬁce to all the GP’s in Coventry. This included our meeting poster for 2018 with the December newsletter. Alison attended the regional foot care forum in January at Walsall FC to continue the sharing of best practice between CCG’s, Primary and Secondary care teams. There will be 2 further meeting this year.
Dates for your Diary
2018 meeting dates available.
Feb 19th Guest speaker Prof Gill
April 16th Guest speaker Podiatry
National Diabetes Week June 10-16
City Centre Bucket Collection June 9th or 16th
World Diabetes Day November 14th