Newham Diabetes Transformation Programme – supporting young people (16-25 years) with Type 1 Diabetes : NHS Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest and Newham CCGs & Barts Health Trust, General practice in Newham & East London FT (ELFT)

Newham’s Diabetes Transformation Programme supports young people aged 16-25 with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) has worked to; via a patient focused approach address gaps in how young people in Newham with T1D are supported, particularly around their mental health needs, education and support for those that has needed to seek emergency care through A&E. The programme was delivered by Newham’s diabetes team at Barts Health and supported by NHS TH, WF, Newham Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), ELFT and Newham General Practices. It is a true MDT approach including diabetologist, psychiatry, psychology, dietetic, DSN, youth workers & general practice.