Websites for Professionals

There are many pertinent websites and the ones detailed below are only a sample. The sites have been themed for ease of access.


Diabetes in Scotland main website

My Diabetes My Way

Scottish Diabetes Research Network


The Diabetes Knowledge Network for professionals

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

Diabetes UK

The Health Foundation - Diabetes and person-centred care

International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes

The International Diabetes Federation

World Health Organization: Diabetes

The Diabetes in Healthcare Training Course website is for both healthcare professionals who wish to know more about diabetes but who are not diabetes specialists and people with type 2 diabetes. For nurses, it has been credited by the Royal College of Nursing.


These sites are for professionals and relate to their career development and ongoing learning.

The NHS’s Knowledge Network

Flying start website for newly qualified Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals.

NHS Scotland Advanced Nursing Practice Toolkit

NHS Education for Scotland Effective Practitioner

Modernising Nursing in the Community

NHS Education for Scotland Practice Nurse Development

Scotland’s Health on the Web

Third Sector

These sites direct you to charitable and social care sites of interest and relevance in patient care.

My Condition My Life

The Health and Social Care Alliance in Scotland

The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Care. This develops educational qualifications and professional development pathways to support Scotland's social services sector.

Scottish organisations

The Scottish Government Health and Social Care

The Scottish Health Council works with the NHS in Scotland to improve care.

Scotland’s Health Improvement Agency

The Scottish Qualifications Authority hosts various documents relevant to education and the health domain.

Other relevant sites

Glasgow Centre for Population Health

NHS Improving Quality - House of Care toolkit

The Diabetes Education Network is a national network of diabetes health professionals from all parts of the UK who are committed to developing and delivering structured education programmes for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.