Letters

Diabetes and the quality and outcomes framework

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7528.1340-a (Published 01 December 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1340

Integrated care is best model for diabetes

  1. Richard Greenwood, chairman (richard.greenwood@nnuh.nhs.uk),
  2. Ken Shaw, treasurer,
  3. Peter Winocour, secretary
  1. Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, c/o Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, Norwich NR4 7UY
  2. Association of British Clinical Diabetologists, c/o Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, Norwich NR4 7UY

    EDITOR—The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) welcomes Kenny's editorial on the impact of the quality and outcomes framework on diabetes management and supports his plea for supporting and strengthening secondary (specialist) care diabetes services.1

    The implementation of the updated contract for general medical services (GMS2) has resulted in a welcome increase in the monitoring of patients, especially those with type 2 diabetes, who have been comparatively neglected …

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