Newham Diabetes Team

Diabetes care

The Primary Care Diabetes Team supports Newham CCG’s aim and vision to work in partnership with our community and local health stakeholders to improve the quality of life for people with long-term conditions.
The Diabetes team has an overall role to commission and support the delivery of high quality and safe diabetes services within Newham. We aim to achieve this by ensuring improvements in health outcomes through:

  • Promoting safe, evidence based practice
  • Supporting the development of local guidelines and care pathways to ensure patient centred care.
  • Working across the diabetes care pathway supporting diabetes service providers in improving patient outcome through practice based facilitation, audit, education & training.

The team comprises a Programme Manager, Diabetes Specialist Facilitator (a diabetes specialist nurse) and a Diabetes Programme Facilitator.