As of 2nd April 2012 Every child and young person with diabetes in England can expect an improvement in their level of care from today, as a landmark funding agreement for paediatric diabetes services comes in to force.(DUK)
Set by leading paediatric doctors, nurses and commissioners, and working in partnership with NHS Diabetes, the ‘Best Practice Tariff for Paediatric Diabetes’ sets out 13 mandatory care standards for paediatric diabetes service teams to meet. click on the link to read the Standards and realted pages ont he NHS diabetes Website.
(Ref DUK) See DUK article at http://www.diabetes.org.uk/About_us/News_Landing_Page/New-mandatory-paediatric-diabetes-care-standards-introduced/