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Diabetes in children and young people [QS125]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 2

Children and young people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are offered a programme of diabetes education from diagnosis that is updated at least annually.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of children and young people with type 1 diabetes who are offered a programme of diabetes education from diagnosis that is updated at least annually.
What was measured: Proportion of children and young people with type 1 diabetes receiving structured education.
Data collection end: March 2016
71%
Data collection end: March 2017
72%
Area covered: England and Wales
Source: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. National Paediatric Diabetes Audit.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of children and young people with type 1 diabetes who are offered a programme of diabetes education from diagnosis that is updated at least annually.
What was measured: Proportion of children and young people with type 2 diabetes receiving structured education.
Data collection end: March 2016
57.8%
Data collection end: March 2017
49.4%
Area covered: England and Wales
Source: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. National Paediatric Diabetes Audit.


Statement: 6

Children and young people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are offered access to mental health professionals with an understanding of diabetes.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of children and young people with type 1 diabetes who are offered access to mental health professionals with an understanding of diabetes.
What was measured: Proportion of children and young people with type 1 diabetes who receive a psychological assessment.
Data collection end: March 2016
68.5%
Data collection end: March 2017
74.1%
Area covered: England and Wales
Source: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. National Paediatric Diabetes Audit.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of children and young people with type 2 diabetes who are offered access to mental health professionals with an understanding of diabetes.
What was measured: Proportion of children and young people with type 2 diabetes who receive a psychological assessment.
Data collection end: March 2016
58%
Data collection end: March 2017
61.3%
Area covered: England and Wales
Source: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. National Paediatric Diabetes Audit.



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