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Diabetes & Endocrinology

UKCPA - Diabetes Community


The UKCPA Diabetes & Endocrinology Community are passionate about improving the care of patients who live with diabetes through developing and delivering learning events through UKCPA and other organisations.

The Committee champion the diabetes patient community through collaborative work with charities and are at the forefront of multi-disciplinary working and developing the profession to meet the demands of the future healthcare system. 

They represent expertise across all sectors of pharmacy, from hospital to community, GP practices and primary care commissioning groups, in addition to representing clinical pharmacy at national and international forums.

Their expertise is sought for parliamentary discussions, national guideline and appraisal consultations and international conferences.

Key documents

Integrated career and competency framework for pharmacists in diabetes
UKCPA. May 2018 (1st edition).

Speaker at a UKCPA event
The Diabetes & Endocrinology Community  deliverlearning events through UKCPA and other organisations


Key milestones and achievements


The Committee are enthusiastic about improving diabetes care in all sectors of pharmacy. There is a strong element of mentoring, which allows the more senior and experienced committee members to support new members to develop their portfolios and take on new roles locally, regionally and nationally. 


Members of the Committee, together with a virologist and input from the Health Protection Agency and the World Health Organization, produced guidance for treating influenza in critically ill patients. 

Professional tools 

In 2018 the Committee developed the Integrated Career and Competence Framework for pharmacists in diabetes. 

get involved

We are looking for the following people

Speakers and tutors for learning events, including conference workshops, masterclasses and webinars

We are looking for practitioner members who can comment on national consultations

Members who have a flair for writing to produce articles for Rx Magazine which is owned by UKCPA

Become a member

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