Diabetes Developments National Networking Forum, Edinburgh

Diabetes Developments National Networking Forum, Edinburgh
£49 + VAT 5 CPD Hours
Radisson Blu, Edinburgh
Tue 8 Oct 2024


With the ever-changing landscape of diabetes technology, this national networking conference provides an excellent opportunity to connect with peers. By attending this event, you can enhance your knowledge about the latest technological advances, engage in discussions about the current state of diabetes care in Scotland, and gain valuable insights into the future of diabetes management.

Already confirmed supporters of this conference are:

Bringing diabetes professionals together from across Scotland for technology updates and immersive discussions

Share meaningful conversations and hear from knowledgeable speakers. Previous attendees benefitted from presentations focusing on technology advances, closed loop systems, smart connect insulin pens, diabetes management in children and young people, support during pregnancy, and interpretation of CGM data. 

This new conference is currently in production, Hope Frost is researching and developing the programme to ensure the content meets the needs of attendees. If you'd like to be involved in this event, as a programme advisor or speaker, please contact Hope Frost via email or by calling 01732 897788.

Book or reserve your place today, and you will be the first to receive the full programme, as soon as it is confirmed. Alternatively, please email Sophie Richardson, who will contact you directly when we have further details to share.

With insight from our industry partners

SBK Healthcare would like to thank Advanced Therapeutics, Air Liquid, Dexcommy life Diabetescare and Medtronic for sponsoring this unique forum.

Invitation to sponsor

This interactive event is a great opportunity for providers of diabetes technology and treatments to support healthcare professionals. If you sponsor this forum, you will be a fundamental part of the agenda, moderating the discussions, presenting in the dedicated ‘industry partners showcase’ plus exhibiting and networking during the break times. To find out more about all the engagement and branding opportunities available in the full sponsorship package, please email Sarah Kemm or call Sarah on 01732 897788.

A one day conference dedicated to learning and networking

Previously held in October 2023, this conference welcomed over 65 professionals for networking learning and idea sharing. Here are just some comments from the day:

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"An excellent day. Lots of information given, very relevant to diabetes"
- Western Health and Social Care Trust
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"Today was very useful, knowledgeable and thought-provoking. Highlighted gaps and inequalities in healthcare delivery. Good to network with other HCP’s face to face"
- Southern Health and Social Care Trust
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"Great venue. Excellent presentations. Informative Sponsors"
- Northern Health and Social Care Trust
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"Very well laid out. Excellent mix of theory and practical talks at stands and opportunities to"
- HSE - Cavan General Hospital
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"Very enjoyable day. Good to network and meet up with colleagues across the province"
- Belfast Health & Social Care Trust
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"All excellent speakers, informative and interesting presentations"
- Letterkenny University Hospital

Who came?

Attendees included the following job titles:

  • Account Manager - Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • APS/HCL Therapy Manager
  • Assistant Service Manager
  • Associate Specialist
  • Category Manager, National Procurement
  • Clinical Lead Dietitian
  • Clinical Manager for Diabetes
  • Clinical Nurse Manager
  • Clinical Trainer
  • Committee Chairperson
  • Committee Secretary
  • Community Diabetes Staff Nurse
  • Consultant Diabetologist
  • Consultant Endocrinologist
  • Consultant in Paediatric Diabetes
  • Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
  • Consultant Paediatrician
  • Consultant Paediatrician, Diabetologist
  • Consultant Physician
  • Consultant Physician, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer
  • Country Diabetes Manager
  • Diabetes and Endocrine Lead
  • Diabetes Consultant Physician
  • Diabetes Nurse
  • Diabetes Nurse Specialist
  • Diabetes Paediatric Nurse
  • Diabetes Specialist Dietitian
  • Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Diabetes Technology Lead
  • Diabetologist
  • Dietitian
  • Executive Territory Manager
  • General Practitioner
  • Lead Diabetes Nurse
  • Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Lead Market Access Executive
  • Lead Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian
  • Lead Paediatric Diabetes Nurse
  • Market Access Specialist
  • National Diabetes CLS educators (Diabetes Specialist Nurse)
  • Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian
  • Paediatric Diabetes Nurse
  • Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Product & Education Specialist
  • Regional Manager North UK
  • Sales Manager
  • Senior Diabetes Research Nurse
  • Senior Diabetes Specialist
  • Senior Fundraiser
  • Specialist Registrar
  • ST7 Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Strategic Development Manager
  • Territory Manager

From the following organisations:

  • NHS Ayrshire and Arran
  • NHS Tayside
  • NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
  • NHS Lothian
  • NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
  • NHS Forth Valley
  • NHS Grampian
  • NHS Lanarkshire
  • Insulin Pump Awareness Group Scotland
  • University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Royal Hospital for Children and Young People, NHS Lothian
  • NHS National Services Scotland
  • NHS Borders
  • JDRF
  • NHS Golden Jubilee
  • NHS Dumfries and Galloway
  • Royal Hospital for Children
  • Advanced Therapeutics (UK) Ltd
  • Medtronic
  • Dexcom
  • Abbott Diabetes Care
  • Air Liquide Healthcare
  • Advanced Therapeutics UK

A one day conference dedicated to learning and networking

  • £49 + VAT - one NHS or Public Sector Place

SBK Healthcare is pleased to offer the special attendance fee of £49+VAT to all NHS professionals. If you are in a situation where you do not have the funding, but would like to attend, please do contact Sophie Richardson on 01732 897788.

Commercial companies are invited to sponsor this day please email Sarah Kemm for further details.

Venue details

Address: Radisson Blu, Edinburgh, 80 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TH

Tel: 0131 557 9797

Email: reservations.edinburgh@radissonblu.com

The Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre is located in the heart of the historic Royal Mile in Edinburgh's old town. You can park at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre for a fee of £15.00 per night. We have car parking space for 131 vehicles, available on a first come, first served basis.

Click here for directions on how to get to the Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh City Centre.

Directions: Click here to plan your journey using Google Maps

Accommodation suggestions: You can book your bedroom directly with the hotel using the above contact details (SBK Healthcare does not facilitate accommodation bookings). The venue is centrally located and there are a number of alternative places to stay. Availability for alternative accommodation can be identified by searching online, for example www.trivago.co.uk or www.uk.hotels.com and inputting the address and date of your visit.

Terms and Conditions

Registration fees
You will be sent an instant payment option or invoice on registration. Your payment is required in advance. If your fee has not been received prior to the event, and you are not able to provide a PO or proof of payment, you will be asked to make a credit or debit card payment on the day.
Modify registration

To let us know if your details are not correct when you have already registered, please email bookings@sbk-healthcare.co.uk.
Cancellations and substitutions

A full refund of fees will be made only for cancellations received within the first 48 hours of the booking being made. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by emailing the bookings team at SBK Healthcare. Should you need to cancel your registration after this date, the registration fee remains payable in its entirety although a substitution will be accepted and conference documentation will be provided. Substitution attendees for delegates unable to attend after registering are acceptable at any time.
Conference changes

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the conference organisers to alter the content, speakers or the timing of the programme. We will endeavour to keep you abreast of such changes but any unavoidable change to the format will not constitute a reason to refund the fee. Should the event be postponed, we will endeavour to reschedule the event. If, for reasons beyond the control of the conference organiser, the event is cancelled, a full refund will be made. We do not accept any liability for any incurred costs resulting from a postponement or cancellation.
Certificate of attendance

A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every attendee, as a record of continuing professional training and development.
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Adding their unique perspectives, we are pleased to welcome our industry partners

The ACE (Alternate Controller Enabled) Dana-I Insulin Pump offered by ATUK, features the unique ability to securely connect to a smartphone via ultra-low energy Bluetooth to facilitate fast and reliable insulin management via the user or artificial pancreas algorithm.

Supporting over 40,000 people living with diabetes around the world, Air Liquide Healthcare is the authorised distributor of Tandem Diabetes Care’s innovative t:slim X2™ Insulin Pump. The latest version of the t:slim X2™ features Control-IQ™ - advanced hybrid closed-loop technology designed to help increase time in range.

At Dexcom, we believe that with diabetes, knowledge is power, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and developing simpler and better ways for people with type 1 diabetes to measure, track and manage their diabetes. We’ve launched the world’s first real-time CGM system and helped to eliminate more than 11 billion fingersticks.

mylife Loop is an automated insulin delivery system that runs from your smartphone, linking the mylife YpsoPump insulin pump, the mylife CamAPS FX algorithm and the choice of either the Dexcom G6 or FreeStyle Libre 3 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System. mylife Loop is the only HCL system licenced for use in pregnancy and in people aged 1 and over.

Medtronic innovate solutions that treat more than 70 health conditions, from Parkinson’s to diabetes. Their healthcare technologies transform the lives of two people every second.

Why sponsor a Diabetes National Networking Forum

Our role at SBK Healthcare is to bring industry together with healthcare professionals so that you can educate and inform your audience. These trail-blazing diabetes delivery forums offering dedicated presentation, Q&A, networking and discussion time, each sponsor will be full immersed into the event and able to effectively engage with your NHS audience.

Interested in having your own event, managed by us?

SBK Healthcare also provides in-house forums. Working closely with you as the client we can research, produce, market and deliver the conference or online forum that best suits the audience and meets your goals.

Reach out today

If you would like more information on our sponsorship options an in-house forum or if you wish to discuss your needs and what solutions may be appropriate for your business, please contact:
Sarah Kemm
Contact: 01732 897788
Email: sarah.kemm@sbk-healthcare.co.uk