News

21
May

Educational webinar – Advancements in diabetes technology that are revolutionising the management of diabetes during pregnancy and beyond

Over 500 healthcare professionals registered to take part in last week’s free educational webinar. Aligned with the safe utilisation of diabetes technology theme of Insulin Safety Week 2024, Dr Helen Murphy and Dr Tara Lee delivered an online educational session focused on an overview of recent advancements in diabetes technology that are revolutionising the management...
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08
Apr

Upcoming webinar to focus on hybrid closed loop technology in pregnancy

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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26
May

Insulin Safety Week – Photo competition winners

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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23
May

Sanofi supports Insulin Safety Week with visit to University Hospital Southampton

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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18
May

Insulin safety at forefront of national campaign

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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10
May

Eden to support Insulin Safety Week 2023

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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17
Apr

Injection safety to be explored in forthcoming embecta webinar

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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26
Oct

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital wins national award for diabetes campaign

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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27
May

Insulin Safety Week Excellence Award 2022 submission closed

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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