(29th August 2013)
The Leicester Diabetes Centre has been shortlisted as a finalist from over a 1000 entries for the HSJ 2013 awards. Our entry is in the Clinical Research Impact category (see below)
On being shortlisted, Tim Skelton, manager of the Leicester Diabetes Centre, said: “This nomination highlights our unique way of doing things, a way that provides close integration of research, innovation, postgraduate education, service transformation and delivery. Our diabetic patients receive the very best treatment and can be confident that their care is based on the most up to date knowledge.”
The LDC has established a diverse innovative interdisciplinary platform for undertaking the full spectrum of clinical research - combining expertise across the biomedical, psychological and societal disciplines - to develop and evaluate novel methods of preventing and treating metabolic disease, improve routine clinical practice, via service transformation and target the health of the nation.
The LDC is an alliance between the University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust, the local community, Primary Care, and University of Leicester located on the east side of Leicester city within the clinical space at Leicester General Hospital.(96)
UHL Press Release: http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/our-news/press-release-centre/?entryid8=22140
For more details about the awards see http://www.hsjawards.co.uk/641416