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SURVEY Diabetes Research Funding in Europe: Impact of Covid-19

08/09/2021 /

Call to ActionTo Organisations that Fund Research into Diabetes Because of the Covid-19 pandemic there is evidence that some Organisations have been impacted by reduced income. This will have an adverse impact on resources available for research – and ultimately on People with Diabetes who will not benefit from research advances. For this reason EURADIA…

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RCN launches Nursing Workforce Standards

05/13/2021 /

For the first time in its 100 year history the UK Royal Collge of Nursing has published a higly pertinent document which outlines what’s needed to ensure services are properly staffed, safety is prioritised, and nursing professionals are supported to perform their best. This publication is timely and should be used by all nurses in their…

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WHO Global Diabetes Compact launch 14 April

04/14/2021 /

The Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND) celebrates the discovery of insulin, the most precious gift of life, for people living with diabetes worldwide. Equity of access to insulin for all in need should be the objective of national governments and diabetes service providers. Approximately 6% of the world population live with diabetes.  FEND…

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Doctoral Fellow Diabetes Nursing

03/31/2021 /

The Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND) Doctoral Fellowships have been created to give diabetes nurses the opportunity to undertake a PhD project that addresses an important clinical project relevant to the health and care needs of people with diabetes. The Fellows will work with the support of the current FEND Chair in Clinical…

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FEND Announces Diabetes Nurse Recognition Awards

09/02/2020 /

World Diabetes Day 2020 and in keeping with the spirit of WHO “Year of the Nurse and Midwife” – FEND establishes an annual FEND recognition award for Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Diabetes Specialist Midwives who have made significant contributions to diabetes care, research and education. Awardees 2020 (alphabetical): Liga Arente Latvia Kristin De Backer Belgium Anne Belton Canada Deirdre Cregan Ireland…

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