Centre of Excellence

Centres of Excellence membership is only available for services that have successfully completed the NADC Centres of Excellence Accreditation program.

The NADC Accreditation standards have been developed to establish a robust national standard for Diabetes Centres that demonstrate that they operate as Centres of Excellence (COE) in diabetes care.

These standards are underpinned by the principles of chronic disease management. These include a multidisciplinary approach with an effective system of service delivery, integration and coordination of care between different services and service providers, support for self-management, evidence-based decision making and clinical information systems, with the focus being on proactive maintenance of good health and complication prevention. Diabetes Centres of Excellence also actively bridge the gap between the acute care hospital system and the care provided by primary care and community services.

The Centres of Excellence application process is all-encompassing and includes an assessment that is in-depth and sophisticated. Therefore the process should be a team-based application process. Applications for COE’s are only open for a limited period every 2 years.

APPLY FOR THE NEXT ROUND OF CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN 2021

Accreditation as a Centre of Excellence will be awarded for a period of 4 years, after which time, reapplication is required to retain COE status. Organisations applying for Centre of Excellence status need to be accredited under the standard NADC accreditation system prior to their submission. The NADC Accreditation Standards for Centres of Excellence recognise clinical, education, service advocacy, research and policy leadership on a national scale in the provision of diabetes care.

CURRENT NADC CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

2019 Awardees

ACT Health Diabetes Service

Perth Children's Hospital

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

St. Vincent's Hospital Diabetes Centre, Sydney

2017 Awardees

Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology

2015 Awardees

Canberra Hospital

Monash Health

Royal Prince Alfred