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The Diabetes & Endocrinology Group share their expertise across all sectors of pharmacy, from hospital to community, GP practices and primary care commissioning groups, in addition to representing clinical pharmacy at national and international forums.
Sallianne Kavanagh currently represents the Royal Pharmaceutical Society on the Parliamentary Diabetes Think Tank, which seeks to drive improvements in diabetes treatment and care, and recently won the Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Award.
The Group have recently highlighted and championed the role of clinical pharmacists in the care of patients with diabetes through national awards such as the Quality in Care Diabetes Awards and the Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Award.
Victoria Ruszala and Philip Newland-Jones are on the NHS England Endocrinology Clinical Reference Group, and Philip is also a CQC specialist advisor.
The Group have strong links with the charity Diabetes UK, with Philip Newland-Jones being a member of their Professional Council and Elizabeth Hackett as a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion.
UKCPA. May 2018 (1st edition).
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If you would like to know more about the UKCPA Diabetes & Endocrinology Group, or would like to get involved in their activities, please contact the Chairs, Sallianne Kavanagh or Victoria Ruszala, on Sallianne.Kavanagh@sth.nhs.uk or Victoria.Ruszala@nbt.nhs.uk
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