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Diabetes healthcare professionals are invited to sign up for a hybrid closed loop and pregnancy webinar taking place next month during Insulin Safety Week 2024. The benefits and barriers to using hybrid closed loop insulin delivery during type 1 diabetes pregnancy will be discussed during the online event. Taking place on Thursday, May 16, between...
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We’re pleased to reveal University Hospital Southampton as winners of the Insulin Safety Week photo competition, #SnapYourStandISW, which we were proud to sponsor.  The UHS team created a display which was bright, eye-catching and packed full of useful information. Engaging with colleagues is crucial when it comes to spreading this important message about insulin safety,...
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Innovative ways to promote insulin safety across University Hospital Southampton were showcased during a special visit to mark a national diabetes campaign. Jessamy Baird, Country Lead and Head of General Medicines for Sanofi in the UK and Ireland, met with both the Trust’s CEO David French and Lead Inpatient Diabetes Specialist Nurse Paula Johnston on...
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More than 500 diabetes teams from across the UK and Ireland are currently taking part in Insulin Safety Week (ISW) 2023. Taking place from Monday, May 15, and Sunday, May 21, they are promoting the message of insulin safety as part of the annual awareness week. A total of 523 sites, mainly hospitals, are participating...
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Healthcare professionals taking part in this year’s Insulin Safety Week will be able to access two educational resources from Eden during the week-long campaign. Organisers announced that two insulin checklists from Eden have been added to the Insulin Safety Week (ISW) online resource pack. During the national campaign, registered sites will have exclusive access to...
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Healthcare professionals are invited to discover safe injection practices in an upcoming online event hosted by an established diabetes company. embecta will provide diabetes teams with the current regulations in the UK surrounding Safer Sharps Devices during the webinar. The hour-long online session will also explore the considerations when choosing a Safety Pen Needle. A...
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Diabetes teams based at Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Luton and Dunstable were presented with a distinguished award for its “interactive” insulin safety campaign. Luton and Dunstable University Hospital received the Insulin Safety Week Excellence Award for hosting a plethora of educational activities during the campaign, which is staged to recognise initiatives that improve the...
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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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