NADC Tertiary Care Diabetes Service membership is offered to specialised diabetes services comprising an interdisciplinary team of health professionals dedicated to the provision of education and clinical services for people with diabetes. The serviceneed not be locatedat a single geographical location
A Tertiary Care Diabetes Service is defined as one that demonstrates the following:
Clinical diabetes care in both acute (inpatient) and outpatient settings
Specialised care which may be in the form of clinics and services (e.g. insulin pump clinic, paediatric care)
Staffing includes a clinical lead, with the support of an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, including but not limited to endocrinologist(s)/diabetologist(s), endorsed diabetes nurse practitioner(s), credentialled diabetes nurse educator(s), accredited practising dietitian(s), podiatrist(s), psychologist(s)/counsellor(s)/social worker(s)and administrative support
Education-based programs for people with diabetes
Education and training programs for internal and external health professionals
Monitoring the outcomes of their services against health outcomes standards e.g. Australian National Diabetes Audit (ANDA) or other audit program.
The National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) is a national collective of organisations that are involved either directly or indirectly in diabetes services and care.