Local people asked to help set the record straight during Diabetes Week

Local and national health leaders are calling on people with diabetes to help set the record straight by sharing their stories, facts and videos to let others know the truth about diabetes. 

Statistics show most of us know a friend or family member living with diabetes. Yet, it’s still hugely misunderstood condition with many myths and misconceptions – such as diabetes is a disease solely confined to people who are overweight. Hence the reason Diabetes Week 2016 (Sunday 12 June to Saturday 18 June 2016) has the theme ‘setting the record straight’.

Stafford doctors to learn from one of UK’s leading dementia experts

One of the UK's leading experts on dementia and elderly care will be offering Stafford doctors the benefit of his knowledge and experience next month.

Professor Alistair Burns will be attending GP Practice Learning Time sessions arranged by Stafford and Surrounds Clinical Commissioning Group in June 2016, and will be speaking on the subjects of dementia care and frail elderly care, which have been designated priority areas by the CCG.

Tell us what you think about NHS diabetes services

Do you have diabetes? 

Are you supported by NHS services in the community or in hospital? 

Would you like to tell us what you think?

Stafford and Surrounds CCG, Cannock Chase CCG and South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula CCG (Seisdon Peninsula only) are reviewing the support that adult patients (over 18s) with type I and type II diabetes receive, whether care is delivered in their GP practice, at local clinics or in hospital.

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