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How our practice identified an extra 150 diabetes patients in two years

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Kamaldeep Sahota, operational manager at King Edwards Medical Centre in London, explains how his practice dramatically improved its ability to recognise patients at risk of becoming diabetic 
 
A few years ago, King Edwards Medical Centre in Barking, east London, was struggling to identify pre-diabetic patients.
 
The problem was shared by other practices in the area, encouraging NHS Barking and Dagenham CCG to introduce a new initiative in...

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800,000 patients were asked their views on their local practices in a large UK-wide survey. The results showed that, in general, patients were highly satisfied with their surgeries’ services but wanted them to stay open for longer. This Management in Practice report looks at these findings, and at how listening to patients’ views can be a catalyst for constructive improvement