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The submission point for this year’s Insulin Safety Week Excellence Award has now closed. We have been blown away by the entries this year so we would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has submitted an application. The entries will now be judged by Sanofi’s Becky Reeve, Professional Relations Lead & Acting...
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Following a phenomenally successful Insulin Safety Week 2022, we would like to thank all of the healthcare teams that took part this year. A total of 425 sites across the UK and Ireland participated in the annual awareness week, which aims to reduce the number of insulin errors made by healthcare professionals. More than 300...
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With Insulin Safety week now only a few days away, I wanted to take the opportunity to wish you the best of luck in your campaign and to share details of the Excellence Awards. The Insulin Safety Week Excellence Awards are about celebrating, recognising and rewarding ‘above and beyond’ efforts made during the campaign and...
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Healthcare professionals taking part in this year’s Insulin Safety Week are being given exclusive access to attend an informative Trend Diabetes webinar. Entitled ‘Insulin safety through the years’, the virtual event will explore how technological advancements have improved the way insulin is administered to people living with diabetes. Additionally, the educational webinar will discuss the...
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The eagerly anticipated online resource pack which is key to making your Insulin Safety Week (ISW) a success has been unveiled. This year a bumper pack is being provided to participating sites to include a suite of resources, giving you direct access to digital animations, campaign posters and press release templates. ISW takes part between...
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The St Helens and Knowsley Diabetes Team has won the prominent award for raising awareness of insulin safety. The year 2021 marks 100 years of insulin, which is a hormone produced in the pancreas to assist your body when using glucose for energy. Sometimes, people with diabetes are unable to produce their own insulin or...
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Firstly, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your dedicated hard work during this particularly challenging time. We are delighted to announce that Insulin Safety Week is back! A total of 415 sites took part in the nationally-organised ISW last year. It is a phenomenal amount considering how pressurised you...
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As lockdown measures continue we have spent a lot of time considering whether Insulin Safety Week will be able to take place this year. We understand how pressurised all NHS staff are at the moment as they continue battling the latest COVID-19 wave. But, due to the R rates starting to come down and the...
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Diabetes teams, based at Cheltenham General Hospital and Gloucestershire Royal Hospital are celebrating a triumphant year after winning a prestigious national award for raising awareness of a complication of the condition.  Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been presented with the Excellence Award for its management of a “significant campaign” during Insulin Safety Week, which...
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A rendition of a Dua Lipa song by a Hull diabetes consultant with new words conveying the message of insulin safety has won a prestigious national award. The Inpatients Diabetes Team at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust came up with its own version of the hit-song ‘New Rules’ named ‘Insulin Rules’ during Insulin...
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