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Prioritising primary care diabetes services during and post COVID-19 pandemic

As the acute phase of the pandemic recedes, practices and community teams face significant backlogs of diabetes reviews. It is important to prioritise care delivery to those who need more urgent reviews until services catch up.

Diabetes & Primary Care has published a quick guide that outlines ways to identify the highest risk groups for COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease, clarify the type of review and consultation required by individual people, and help teams assess their capacity for managing this catch-up workload. As part of the journal’s popular “How to” series, the guide provides the key information for ensuring the continuation of high-quality care.
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