We are now delivering our EMPOWER Structured Diabetes Education programme across the country.
EMPOWER courses currently have an uptake rate of 44%2 and 99% Friends and Family Test score3.
With EMPOWER we keep it really simple - you don’t need to worry about finding any additional staff.
We employ a dedicated admin and clinical educator team to:
Get in touch on 0116 286 5000 to discuss how we can support your CCG immediately to help increase the number of patients receiving structured diabetes education.
The EMPOWER programme is led by our Clinical Lead, educated to Masters level and with over 30 years experience in diabetes nursing.
All educators are trained to deliver EMPOWER and are subject to annual reassessment.
The EMPOWER programme was developed using an evidence based approach according to NICE criteria, is underpinned by a written structured curriculum.
EMPOWER is QISMET certified. QISMET’s Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) Quality Standard is a way for providers to demonstrate they meet relevant national criteria, including the NICE Guidelines (e.g. NG28).
EMPOWER is subject to regular External Quality Assurance.
1. National Diabetes Audit 2015-2016. www.content.digital.nhs.uk/PUB23241 (Accessed 22nd May 2017)
2. Data on file Spirit Healthcare. Historic EMPOWER attendance levels in 3 CCGs. (March 2017)
3. Data on file Spirit Healthcare. Friends and Family test score across 3 CCG since April 2016. (April 2017)