Primary Care

Primary Care Staff are increasing their role in the management of people with diabetes and those with type 2 diabetes in particular. There are several resources to support professionals providing appropriate education for people with diabetes.

There is ongoing development of Practice Nurses in providing care in the community. More details can be found at:
NES Community Nurses Career Development

Nursing in the community is modernising to meet the needs of patients and clients.
Modernising Nursing in the Community

The Royal College of General Practitioners provide resources for staff.

The Remote and Rural website supports workforce development in providing health care in remote and rural areas.

The Joint improvement team provide practical support for others.

The Scottish Primary Care collaborative report is available here.

The Primary Care Diabetes Society provide support to professionals.

The Royal College of Nursing have produced a document to support staff commencing insulin therapy in people with type 2 diabetes.

The Scottish Diabetes Research Network are recruiting people with diabetes (type 1 or type 2) for studies that will include education.

VOICE is a programme to support community engagement initiatives.