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The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

Module summary
Dr Sohail Abbas and Dr Sheila McCorkindale discuss how the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme works in practice, having been involved with the initial pilot schemes.
Learning objectives

This module will update you on:

  • How the diabetes scheme works in practice
  • Problems that have been encountered
  • Tips for making the scheme work effectively 

Expert speaker

Dr Sohail Abbas is a GP member of the NHS Bradford City CCG clinical board and clinical lead for Bradford Beating Diabetes. 

Dr Sheila McCorkindale is the clinical lead for diabetes at NHS Salford CCG. 

Date module published
22/04/2016
Module due for review
22/04/2018
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Good
Norman Gordon
18.04.2017.
good
Ronald Kok
28.03.2017.
interesting
AVTAR NIJJAR
19.03.2017.
Good
Norman Gordon
18.03.2017.
reasonable
David Grant
17.02.2017.