YDF Retreat for Young Consultants

Written by Jyothis George on Saturday, 18 February 2012 23:07.

Until 2011, the YDF had not yet run any courses aimed solely at new consultants. A 'crash-course' aimed at new consultants to get upto speed with job planning, setting up a service, negotiating with commissioners and other related issues was hence proposed.


YDEF Taster Evenings: Time to organise one in your region?

Written by Jyothis George on Saturday, 18 February 2012 22:00.

We have taken the initiative to drive recruitment to our speciality by organising regional 'Taster Evenings in Diabetes and Endocrinology' with support from ABCD, Diabetes UK and the Society for Endocrinology. Get in contact if you're arranging an event in your area so that we can help.



Written by Kelly Cheer on Saturday, 18 February 2012 22:42.

The YDEF ABC of D&E is the reincarnation of the YDEF Foundation course. It is aimed primarily to those in the first two years of training.   Applications will be considered from those further on in training, but priority given to those in the early stages.


YDEF Integrated Diabetes Course

Written by Kelly Cheer on Saturday, 18 February 2012 22:38.

The YDEF Integrated Diabetes Course

The world of diabetes is changing rapidly, and as future consultants, we will be faced with increasingly integrated care delivery across the interface between primary and secondary care.  This is reflected in the fact that diabetes management in the community is now a recognised part of the training curriculum, and you are expected to obtain experience of service requirements and management of diabetes in the community prior to CCT.  This course took place in June 2014.


YDEF Northern Ireland

Written by Kelly Cheer on Friday, 17 February 2012 22:07.

The Northern Ireland Young Diabetologists & Endocrinologists' Forum Meeting was held on the 8th and 9th April 2016 at the Ramada Hotel, Port Rush, and was a great success. This YDEF event joins the success of YDEF Wales (since 2011) and the 2016 event was the fifth annual meeting.

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