New report shows an estimated 3.7 million people in the UK have diabetes – are your staff trained to administer medicines in diabetes safely?

Medicines In Diabetes

The number of people in the UK with type 1 and type 2 diabetes has more than doubled over the last 20 years, according to a report by Diabetes UK.  The Guardian reports that “the findings show that in England alone almost 6.7% of the population have been diagnosed with diabetes”.

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With this number predicted to rise, it is vital that staff are properly trained to administer anti-diabetic medicines to the people they support.

The Pharmaceutical Journal also states that ‘if nothing changes, more than 5 million people in the UK will have diabetes by 2025.’

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Understanding Medicines in Diabetes

In light of these findings, it is becoming more and more important for staff to have a clear understanding of diabetes, it’s risk factors and symptoms, as well the medicines used to treat the condition.

Opus’ accredited Understanding Medicines in Diabetes course can enable your staff to feel confident and competent when administering medicines in diabetes and give peace of mind to all involved.

This course is available as a face to face course at your venue or a self study distance learning workbook.

  • Accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • Developed and presented by qualified Pharmacist trainers
  • Compliant with CQC/ Ofsted requirements
  • Evidenced by a certificate of successful completion

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