Websites regarding Patient Education

There are various websites that support and develop patient education.

In Scotland, the Assessment of Patient Education in Diabetes in Scotland & Tool for the Assessment of Patient Education in Diabetes in Scotland (APEDS & TAPEDS) can be accessed here.

The Reviewers’ Handbook for the Assessment of Patient Education in Diabetes in Scotland can be accessed here.

The Diabetes UK Fife voluntary group leads the way for people with diabetes in Fife.

Healthtalkonline is website with patient’s stories supports people living with long term conditions like diabetes.

The Knowledge Network provides information and resources on caring for older people.

The digital story library holds a collection of short audiovisual stories about people’s real-lived experiences of health and social care in Scotland.

The NHS Institute of Innovation and Improvement Diabetes in-patient workshop hosts patient stories on diabetes and its management in a hospital setting.

Listen to Barbara, as part of the patient voices programme, shares how diabetes lives with her, not Barbara living with diabetes.

Volunteers are often required for many aspects of patient care. Read more about volunteering here.