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Government publishes strategy to improve diabetes care

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7381.121 (Published 18 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:121
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    Initiatives to prevent the complications associated with diabetes have been set out in the National Service Framework for Diabetes: Delivery Strategy, published by the Department of Health this week.

    The strategy is the second of the health department's two step process to improve care of diabetes patients. It outlines how the health service in England should deliver the standards set out in the National Service Framework for Diabetes: Standards, published in December 2001 (BMJ 2002;324:70). The long awaited strategy sets out targets for improving the provision of regular check ups and eye screening for people with diabetes or who are at risk of developing the disease.

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