Children and Young People with Diabetes Quality Programme

The RCPCH, in partnership with the National Children and Young People's Diabetes Network has created the National CYPD Quality Programme.

To start, it has been suppported by HQIP to assess the feasibility of the programme of Self Assessment, External Verification, Peer Review and Quality Improvement for the paeditaric diabetes units in England and Wales. Subject to funding it is anticipated that the programme will begin to rollout during 2018.

This website provides details of the plans and current work in progress. For more details pelase contact

What's Involved? 

There are three strands to the programme:

  • A Quality Improvement Collaborative - supporting multi-dosciplinary teams to improve and share their processes and decvelop new models of care to improve outcomes for chilren and young people 
  • A Self- Assessment process for units to review compliance and benchmark with a set of national standards and best practice. These self assessment returns will be externally verified for use in planning and developing their services
  • A Peer Review programme - enabling specially trained members of diabetes teams to vist and learn from each other and build stronger professional teams and networks supporitng improvement in ourcomes for children and young people. 

These programmes are being developed collaboratively with the 11 paediaric diabetes networks in England and Wales. 

Content will be uploaded to this page in the next few weeks.

New!   Self-Assessment Measures  published

This document sets out the measures which will be used for the programme of self assessment in 2018. It was distributed to all units via the regional networks in November 2017.  Download the file  (247KB, 40 pages)



Contact us

For more information or if you have any questiosn we'd be delighted to hear from you!

Please contact or call Sue Eardley on 020 7092 6091.