Educational Programmes for Review

Anyone submitting an educational programme for review using the APEDS and TAPEDS must ensure that they have permission to use the resources that they identify. This relates to all educational materials and questionnaires.

DENS conference

Thursday, 10th November 2016. Please hold the date for the DENS conference. Check the DENS website for further information.

March 2016 - On-line course for people working in Care Homes

Ayrshire and Arran Health Board have developed an on-line course for people working in Care Homes. To negotiate access to this, please contact Carolyn Oxenham.

January 2016 - Several new resources to support people with learning disabilities and diabetes can be accessed on the following page

Websites to support people with learning disabilities

June 2015 - There are new resources available on the following pages

Patient Education, Websites for Professionals, Websites for people from Minority Ethnic groups and a new page Additional Support for living with diabetes.

Several reviewed courses now included

Several courses have now been reviewed as meeting the criteria for structured patient education and these can be found on the patient education pages under type 1 level 3 and type 2 level 3 pages.

New resource available to support children and young people with diabetes while at school

Supporting Children and Young People with Type 1 Diabetes in Education

Handy Tips for APEDS

Handy Tips to assist with your submission for Assessment of Patient Education in Diabetes in Scotland has been uploaded onto the Key Literature - Education page.

The Diabetes Education Network 7th National Conference

The Diabetes Education Network are holding their 7th annual day conference in Birmingham in June 2014. This is a real opportunity to hear inspirational speakers, network with colleagues across the UK and participate in two chosen workshops.

Conference Programme
Workshop Details


WORDLES made up from the one word feedback comments from delegates for both the Education Diabetes Conference and the National Diabetes Conference. The Wordles are made up from how many people said the same word… the bigger the word the more times it was said.