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DPC2018 workshops agenda available for viewing

11th July 2018

The DPC2018 programme of practical workshops is now available for viewing online. These informal sessions, presented by healthcare professionals (HCPs) and companies working at the sharp end of diabetes care, are always extremely popular with visitors. They not only give…

DPC launches annual healthcare survey

11th July 2018

A survey to gain more insights into diabetes care among healthcare professionals in a bid to raise standards has been launched by Diabetes Professional Care (DPC).  The inaugural poll is open to anyone working within the field. There are only seven…

Commissioning standard for dental care of people with T2D to launch at DPC2018

11th July 2018

The Office of the Chief Dental Officer (OCDO) England will launch its Diabetes Commissioning Standard for dental care of patients with, or at risk of, type 2 diabetes at DPC2018. In their conference session entitled ‘The periodontitis-diabetes paradigm – launch…

DPC2018 is “inclusive and easy to attend” says event director

11th July 2018

Toby Baker, Event Director, Diabetes Professional Care, tells The Diabetes Times how he became involved in working on DPC and what visitors can expect from this year’s show. How did you become involved with Diabetes Professional Care? I had previously worked…

DPC2018 to deliver “accessible education” for nurses working in diabetes care

11th July 2018

Diabetes Professional Care provides a unique educational and networking platform for nurses, of all specialisms and levels of experience, with nurses accounting for 35% of healthcare professionals (who comprised 82% of visitors) at last year’s show. “DPC has grown significantly…

DPC2018 conference programme launches online

11th June 2018

The main conference programme for Diabetes Professional Care 2018 is now available for viewing on the DPC website. Taking place at Olympia, London, on 14 and 15 November, this year’s show will again provide a platform for the foremost practitioners,…

Hands-on help with injection technique at TREND-UK Theatre

11th June 2018

A DPC2018 conference theatre will again be dedicated to practical workshops on best practice injection technique and interactive sessions on other vital aspects of diabetes care. Aimed primarily at helping nurses to support their patients with diabetes, the two-day TREND-UK…

New icons direct delegates to relevant sessions

11th June 2018

For the first time, several conference sessions at DPC2018 have been flagged on the online agenda with special icons, to make it easier for delegates to identify the presentations of greatest interest to them. To help visitors find these sessions…

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Educate HCPs on managing mental health conditions alongside diabetes, urges DPC2018 speaker

11th June 2018

The risk of serious mental health problems and type 2 diabetes significantly impacts life expectancy and must not be overlooked, warns DPC2018 speaker Anne Moore, Group Nurse Director for Safer Care at Northumberland Tyne and Wear (NTW) NHS Foundation Trust.…

Learn about insulin on free online course

29th May 2018

Healthcare professionals are being invited to join a free online course to learn all about insulin, from how it works to its side effects and safe prescribing. ‘Understanding Insulin’ is a MOOC (massive online open course), developed by the University…

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Spotlight on mental health at DPC2018

14th May 2018

The emotional and psychological impact of diabetes will be a major theme at Diabetes Professional Care 2018, with several conference and workshop sessions dedicated to the mental health and wellbeing of people with diabetes. Aimed at helping healthcare professionals to…

GP says scrapping QOF in Scotland was “liberating”

9th May 2018

Scottish GP and DPC2018 speaker Dr Kevin Fernando has said the demise of the quality and outcomes framework (QOF) in Scotland was “liberating”, calling the system nothing more than a “tick box exercise”. Fernando, a Partner of North Berwick Health…

Further sessions and speakers announced for DPC2018 conference

30th April 2018

Diabetes Professional Care has become a major annual event for healthcare professionals involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes, and its related conditions. Now in its fourth year, this year’s show will again feature at its core a…

NICE chair Prof David Haslam to present DPC2018 keynote

30th April 2018

We are delighted to announce that Professor David Haslam, chair of NICE (National Institute of Healthcare and Excellence), will deliver the opening keynote session on the second day of DPC2018. Entitled ‘Excellence across the care pathway: NICE and diabetes’, the…

NEW: DPC Toolkits launched to enhance takeaway learning for HCPs

30th April 2018

Leading practitioners, solutions providers and policy makers from across the diabetes healthcare spectrum will share their knowledge and expertise with delegates when the Diabetes Professional Care 2018 conference returns to London on 14 and 15 November. Once again, the emphasis…

DPC2018 conference to include focus on diabetes prevention

30th April 2018

Type 2 diabetes prevention will be a key focus of the DPC2018 conference, with a stream dedicated to Prevention & Obesity in Practice. “There are currently 3.4 million people living with type 2 diabetes in England, with more than 5…

Registration now open for DPC2018

11th April 2018

We’re excited to announce that registration for DPC2018 is now open! Visit the DPC website to reserve your free place at the UK’s leading, national diabetes healthcare event. DPC2018 will feature a two-day programme of CPD-accredited content for professionals involved in the…

Footcare focus at DPC

11th April 2018

During Limb Loss Awareness Month, DPC is focusing on the devastating impact of diabetes on foot and lower limb health. More than 64,000 people with diabetes in England and Wales have foot ulcers at any given time, according to the…

DPC2018 conference programme – sneak preview

11th April 2018

The DPC2018 conference programme is shaping up to be our most outstanding and comprehensive yet. Bringing together top thought leaders and leading practitioners involved in diabetes care, it will comprise eight streams to address the diverse interests and educational needs of DPC’s…

Top UK nurse slams state of diabetes nursing

11th April 2018

Leading nurse consultant and DCP2018 speaker, Debbie Hicks, says the state of diabetes nursing in the UK is “extremely worrying” and, if remained unchanged, the country could face a “ticking time bomb of poor health”. Hicks, who has been in…

Raising awareness of type 2 diabetes prevention

11th April 2018

Diabetes Prevention Week takes place this month, from 16-22 April. Aimed at raising awareness of what people can do to prevent type 2 diabetes, a range of resources are available on the Public Health England website for healthcare professionals who wish to…

Raising awareness of diabetic kidney disease

7th March 2018

Around 40% of people with diabetes develop diabetic kidney disease. Early detection is essential, to ensure patients get the support and treatment they need so it’s important to receive regular screening, especially since kidney disease is usually symptomless in its…

DPC shortlisted for prestigious awards

6th March 2018

We’re pleased to announce that DPC has been shortlisted in all four categories we entered in the EN Awards, the event industry’s most prestigious accolades. The categories are: Best Trade Event, Best Event Director (for Toby Baker), Best Feature (for…

Focus on diabetes tech and innovation

6th March 2018

As health tech continues to transform diabetes prevention, treatment and management, diabetes technology will again be a major focus of this year’s show. On each day of DPC2018, a conference stream will be dedicated to exploring Diabetes Technologies, with leading…

Welcome support from sponsors and exhibitors

6th March 2018

DPC’s mission from the outset has been to create an event that is financially accessible for healthcare professionals (HCPs) and also fits in with their busy schedules. We’ve achieved this by making DPC free to attend for HCPs, by packing…

Special features return for DPC2018

6th March 2018

DPC2018 will see the return of two special feature areas, the DPC Foot & Wound Clinic and the Hypo Hub*, which were launched to great acclaim at last year’s event. Both features will include a series of practical workshops, providing…

DPC2018 conference streams announced

6th March 2018

Diabetes Professional Care 2018, the fourth annual edition of DPC, will return to London on 14 and 15 November this year. Still free to attend for healthcare professionals, DPC2018 will again feature at its core a CPD-accredited, eight-stream conference where…

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