Diabetes Engagement Event

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

On Wednesday, 29th September 2010 CHIC assisted in facilitating a Diabetes Engagement Event at the Wu Kau Tang Overseas Chinese Association. Sandra Stronach, Engagement Manager from Manchester NHS conducted the event in English and Shirley He (Nurse Operations Manager) from CHIC provided

Diabetes Engagement Event

instant interpreting. The main aim was to obtain Chinese people with diabetes their views about their diabetes care from local hospitals and GP service, so that services and needs can be identified and improved. The group expressed their priority of need is to make interpreting service available for all health and social care in particularly to make interpreting service available for local opticians and dentist appointment. To reduce hospital appointment time was another issue to look into. However, the follow up diabetes care service both in hospital and GP were very much appreciated by the group. In total 17 people took part.

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