NHSE names Changing Health as recognised provider for Transformation Funding in Digital Diabetes Education and Supported Self Management
Tuesday, 5 June 2018:
NHS recently announced that Diabetes transformation funded sites are now able to use up to 25% of their 2018/19 structured education allocations for digital self-management applications.
Changing Health has been highlighted as a suitable provider for this funding after successfully passing the NHSE technical assessment and being accredited by the independent body, QISMET.
Chief Executive John Grumitt said: “this announcement, in addition to QISMET accreditation, reinforces the importance of applying a robust evidence base to digital solutions. Our enhanced service provides the NHS with the most cost effective digital education and self management application available coupling this with personalised behaviour change coaching support.
“We welcome NHS England’s encouragement of commissioners to use accredited digital solutions to improve access to education that gives people with diabetes the support they want and need to make sustained improvements to their lifestyle to lose weight and improve their diabetes management.”
The funding will run until March 2019, and could provide access to digital education for tens of thousands of people. WIth detailed guidance from NHS England now confirmed, NHS commissioners are encouraged to apply for funds immediately
Changing Health Chief Executive John Grumitt is available for interview.
Jonathan Gwillim: email@example.com
Changing Health provides behaviour change programmes through evidence based digital education and lifestyle coaching for people with Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes and weight management issues. It offers the best value for money per unit change in HbA1c in the UK, improves patient satisfaction and can be deployed at scale, making better use of scarce health resources.
Today around 7% of people with diabetes attend education programmes: almost none receive sustained support. We remove access barriers and use techniques proven to improve clinical outcomes which in turn reduce spend on avoidable complications that consume 10% of NHS budget. Visit www.changinghealth.com/nhs to learn more.
Stay Updated by Joining our Mailing List
Fill in your details on the right to receive: