August 2016: This quality standard was updated and statements prioritised in 2011 were replaced.
Statements are marked as [new 2016] or [2011, updated 2016]:
[new 2016] if the statement covers a new area for quality improvement
[2011, updated 2016] if the statement covers an area for quality improvement included in the 2011 quality standard and has been updated.
Statements numbered 1, 10, 11 and 13 in the 2011 version have been updated and included in the updated quality standard, marked as [2011, updated 2016] (statement 1 from the 2011 standard has been updated into 2 statements in the 2016 standard [statements 2 and 3]).
Statements from the 2011 version (numbered 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14 and 15) that are no longer considered national priorities for improvement but may still be useful at a local level are included after the updated statements in the list of quality statements section.
The 2010 quality standard for diabetes in adults is available as a pdf.
Minor changes since publication
June 2017: Statements from the 2011 version that are no longer national priorities but may be useful locally have been moved to the list of quality statements section.