Tag Archives: NICE

CGM – NHS funding

Whilst the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued statements describing when CGM might help someone with type 1 diabetes, it hasn’t yet performed a Technology Appraisal (TA) of CGM. So unlike insulin pump therapy, which is … Continue reading

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NICE guidance and quality standards

Here is a list of the various types of guidance produced by NICE relating to diabetes technology. The type 1 technology guides written by INPUT, Diabetes UK and JDRF provide a summary of all the guidance along with their criteria. … Continue reading

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NICE and diabetes technology funding

About NICE The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. NICE was originally set up in 1999 as the National Institute for Clinical Excellence, a special health authority, … Continue reading

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Sensor-augmented pump therapy

In people without diabetes, pancreatic islet cells detect glucose in the blood, and release insulin or glycogen to keep the glucose level in a safe range. All people with type 1 diabetes use a treatment ‘loop’ to mimic this function … Continue reading

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NHS funding for insulin pump therapy

In order to receive NHS funding, you will need your consultant’s recommendation for pump therapy. Step-by-step guide to insulin pump access (For a printable version click here) Step 1: Speak to your diabetes specialist team or consultant at the hospital clinic … Continue reading

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NICE appraisal of insulin pump therapy

View NICE TA 151 Summary The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on the promotion of good health and the prevention and treatment of ill health. NICE produces guidance … Continue reading

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