Post CCT Survey

Written by Amar Puttanna on Friday, 16 December 2016 14:23.

Calling all post-CCT D&E doctors! ABCD, SfE and DUK are conducting their post-CCT survey in conjunction with the RCP and need YOUR input!

The survey is aimed at post CCT doctors and consultants and its main aim is to find out where people are working, the work they do and their scheduled (and unscheduled) activities.

The main aim is to get as accurate a picture as possible about provision of services in order to further improve and develop recruitment.

It is also an opportunity to highlight all the good work we do in this specialty!

If you are post CCT or know of someone who is and have yet to receive a link, please contact Stella George (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for a link to the survey.

If you have received a link PLEASE complete the survey as it is due to close on 31st December 2016.


Diabetes UK Type 2 Diabetes Priority Setting Partnership

Written by Amar Puttanna on Sunday, 12 June 2016 15:19.

Diabetes UK want to give healthcare professionals a louder voice in research, and ensure that the research that we and others fund takes into account your invaluable experiences.

They are searching for the research priorities of people with Type 2 diabetes, their carers and healthcare professionals

It's so important that the responses received reflect the broad remit and experience of healthcare professionals that work across diabetes, so please take part.

They want to hear about your experiences of treating people with Type 2 diabetes: please tell them the questions about Type 2 diabetes you most want answered by research.

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Jason Cheung

Written by Amar Puttanna on Tuesday, 08 March 2016 20:54.

"Jason" / Wui Hang is a diabetes and endocrinology trainee in the north-central London deanery. He is currently studying for an MD(Res) doctorate degree focussing on diabetes and the gut hormone response post bariatric surgery. His particular interests include severe complex obesity and it's surgical management, a rapidly growing specialist field. As a committee member he will ensure that trainee well being remains a priority by continuing involvement in an online support group he helped to set up for doctors in distress. (click here for Tea & Empathy)


DILT1D - New Research Project

Written by Paul Grant on Thursday, 27 June 2013 15:20.

Calling all newly diagnosed Type 1 Diabetes patients! Would you like to help research into a potential new treatment?

Get involved with an exciting new research project taking place at the University of Cambridge.

" Adaptive study of IL-2 dose on regulatory T cells in type 1 diabetes"  (DILT1D) study


Assessing work-related well-being of Diabetes / Endocrine StRs - A YDEF initiative to help to improve training conditions

Written by ad on Saturday, 28 January 2017 06:50.


It is about TIME we assess the work place well-being for the trainee registrars in our wonderful specialty i.e. Diabetes & Endocrinology. It is something not done before in our specialty in UK but American physicians do it on a yearly basis. It is an important aspect to identify in our training and it may help improve work related experience and the stressors faced by our StR. This survey is completely anonymous and it may have a significant impact on identifying work related well-being/burnout.

Please note that we the organisers have to pay for each link (approx 2£ to click a licensed survey link, even if you do not complete) so please click only when you have ten minutes to spare for your specialty.

This independent survey will help us identify the concerns and status of work-related well-being in Diabetes and Endocrine StRs across England, Wales & Scotland so please take 10 minutes to fill this survey. Please note that this is the pre-survey page (surveyMonkey - free site) which will then take you to the actual link for Mind Garden (paid) site.


Click here to start


Thank you for your time to fill out this survey.



Innovators in Diabetes (IDia)

Written by Ali Chakera on Monday, 16 December 2013 22:13.

Are you an early career researcher with an interest in diabetes? Do you have the potential to develop into a leader in the field?

The exciting Innovator in Diabetes (IDia) programme is your chance to expand your knowledge, gain new skills and network with other like-minded researchers. The IDia programme is now open for applications until Monday 26 January 2015.


National Fitness Day

Written by Ali Chakera on Monday, 09 September 2013 09:19.

National Fitness Day has been launched this week.

It is on Friday 27th September and we are asking the nation to join in an Empower Half Hour at 1.00pm for 30 minutes of physical activity and fun!

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