International Nurses Day 12 May 2019

May 12th marks the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Her inspiration continues to inspire nurses throughout the world. We in the Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND) join all of you in your celebrations to mark this significant date in the global nursing calendar.
To quote Florence Nightingale: 

"For us who nurse, our nursing is a thing, which, unless we are making progress every year, month and week, take my word for it we are going backwards".

2018 Conference presentations

FEND is pleased to announce that the videos of all presentations at 2018 conference are now available.

View videos of 2018 presentations

UK PM Acknowledges diabetes specialist nurses

The National Health Service in UK (NHS) was founded 70 years ago on 7 July. In a speech on 18 June the UK Prime Minister, Mrs Theresa May, (who has T1 diabetes) mentioned the support she received from diabetes nurse specialists.

"From life-saving treatment to managing a life-changing condition - whoever we are, whatever our means, we know the NHS is there for us when we need it.

International Nurses Day 12 May

May 12th marks the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Her inspiration continues to inspire nurses throughout the world. We in the Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND) join all of you in your celebrations to mark this significant date in the global nursing calendar.
To quote Florence Nightingale: 

"For us who nurse, our nursing is a thing, which, unless we are making progress every year, month and week, take my word for it we are going backwards".

DIAMAP2020 Roadmap for Diabetes Research in Europe

The DIAMAP2020 Roadmap for Diabetes Research in Europe has been launched on 20 March 2017. 

Applications invited for FEND Doctoral Research Fellows

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.

FULL DETAILS HERE  Closing date extended: 31 March 2017

World Diabetes Day 14 November 2016

14 November marks the landmark UN Resolution on diabetes. This Resolution is noteworthy that it is the first UN Resolution on a Non-communicable disease. It also marks the 10th anniversary of this Resolution. Governments throughout the world are fully aware of the seriousness of this growing epidemic. The advocacy of key global institutions and governments are criitcal to the achievements of reducing the impact of diabetes at all levels. 

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