DAFNE is cited as an example of high quality structured education in NICE guidance on the use of patient education programmes in diabetes.1
'For Type 1 diabetes, the impact of this guidance will depend to a large extent on the uptake of the DAFNE programme.' - NICE Technical Appraisal 60 April 2003
The 2004 report2 from the working party set up to support the development of structured education to meet NICE Guidance and NSF delivery strategy also cites DAFNE as an example of a programme for Type 1 diabetes that meets these criteria.
DAFNE fully complies with Standard 1 of the NICE Quality Standard - Diabetes in Adults4 and recommendations laid down in the National Audit Office report on the management of adult diabetes services5.
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Further detail on how DAFNE meets the key criteria can be found in:
Last Updated: 25/02/2013