Top diabetes specialists to speak at first national inpatient conference

By Editor
14th December 2021
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A sparkling line up of diabetes experts has been announced as speakers for the UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum’s first national conference entitled ‘100 Years of Insulin’.

Healthcare professionals working in diabetes inpatient care are being encouraged to sign up for the free virtual event, which is taking place on the afternoon of Thursday, January 27, 2022.

During the conference, leading figures in diabetes inpatient care will discuss how insulin has evolved in hospitals throughout the last century to mark 100 years since insulin was first administered to a human.

Professor Partha Kar OBE, National Specialty Advisor for Diabetes with NHS England, and Professor Ketan Dhatariya, Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, will be among the keynote speakers hosting a session at the national conference.

Chairing the virtual event is Professor Gerry Rayman, Consultant Diabetologist and Clinical Lead for Diabetes GIRFT, East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

Emily Mayhew, The Diabetes Inpatient Forum Network Manager, said: “It is great to host the first national inpatient conference as it will provide healthcare professionals with the opportunity to share best practice and discuss what the future of diabetes inpatient care will look like.

“The conference will allow the diabetes inpatient community to celebrate a landmark moment in the history of insulin with lots of engaging sessions from people at the forefront of diabetes inpatient care.”

Other keynote speakers at the national event include June James, Independent Nurse Consultant and Co-Chair of Trend Diabetes, Dr Mayank Patel, Consultant in Diabetes and Acute Medicine and Erwin Castro, Diabetes Nurse Consultant and Chair of the Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse Group UK.

The full agenda for the conference will be released in January.

The UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum was established to share best practice and the latest developments and research in diabetes inpatient care. Its mission is to provide high-quality education for professionals to improve inpatient care for people with diabetes.

To register your free places for the conference, click here.

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