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NICE recruiting for diabetes guideline committees

By Editor
2nd August 2019
Guidelines, NICE Paediatrics Pregnancy Type 1 diabetes Type 2 diabetes

Healthcare professionals have been invited to apply for NICE’s diabetes guideline update committees.

The organisation is looking for experts to support the process of updating the following guidelines:

The deadline for applications is Tuesday, August 27, at 5pm.

A spokesperson for NICE said: “We need people with a professional or practitioner background in the topic and lay members (people using services, family members and carers, and members of the public and community or voluntary sector). The committee membership has been produced based on the topic areas that will be covered in the update. If a specific role does not appear on the list at this stage, it may be that the role is not yet required for the area to be covered in the updates. After the scoping phase, we may have a further round of recruitment with additional roles that have been identified.”

Who NICE is looking for

The organisation has listed the following job titles in each guideline area required for the committee.

Type 1 in adults: diagnosis and management
  • Consultant diabetologists
  • Dietician
  • Diabetes nurse
  • Specialist pharmacist; diabetes and endocrinology
Type 2 in adults: management
  • Diabetologists
  • Pharmacists
  • GPs with extended role in diabetes
  • Diabetes nurses
  • Consultant renal physician
  • Consultant cardiologist
Type 1 and 2 in children and young people: diagnosis and management
  • Paediatric dietitian
  • Consultant paediatricians
  • Paediatric specialist nurses
  • GP
Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Consultant diabetologists
  • Consultant obstetricians
  • Specialist midwives for diabetes

For more information and to apply, click here. For any queries about committee membership or the recruitment process, contact Anneka Patel at Diabetesupdate@nice.org.uk.

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