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Huge variation in quality of diabetes care, audit finds

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Huge variation in the standard of diabetes care has been revealed by the latest National Diabetes Audit (NDA), showing as few as one in five patients with diabetes are getting all of their NICE-recommended checks in some areas.

The data show 60% of UK patients with diabetes received all the NICE recommended care processes overall, but there was wide variation in the proportion receiving all the checks between CCGs, ranging from less than 20% of patients at the very bottom end of the scale to nearly 80% at the top.

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