Hospitals should re-think the provision of an after hours on call phone service for children and young people with type 1 diabetes because it is an unnecessary and unsustainable burden for endocrinology staff, a major NSW tertiary hospital has shown. The Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Children’s Hospital Westmead has successfully trialled an alternative model ...
Type 1 diabetes
Endocrinology staff benefit from new after-hours on-call model of care
By Michael Woodhead
30 Jan 2020