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Diabetes in Pregnancy


This module is designed to give healthcare workers involved in the care of women with diabetes mellitus who are pregnant or planning pregnancy or who develop diabetes during pregnancy, the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to provide high quality care as outlined in the National Service Framework.

  • Intended for GPs, hospital doctors, nurse practitioners, midwives, community nurses and other health care workers involved in the care of people with diabetes
  • Taught as an intensive study block, comprising lectures and group work. The teaching and learning style is interactive, drawing on both the expert teachers and the experience of other students

Diabetes in adults Quality Standard 7 states:

Women of childbearing age with diabetes are regularly informed of the benefits of preconception glycaemic control and of any risks, including medication that may harm an unborn child. Women with diabetes planning a pregnancy are offered preconception care and those not planning a pregnancy are offered advice on contraception. (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence 2011

Key Facts


Cheryl Grantham / Nicky Tiwana / Melissa Moyle

Module Lead: Jayne Hodgkiss

CATS: 20

Code: MH907

How to apply

Funding opportunities

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  • 2,500 word essay
  • 10-minute presentation

Module dates 2023/2024

Next course start date: 13/05/2024

Application deadline: Applications now closed

Teaching scheduled is provisional and may change. It is therefore advised that you check individual module pages in advance of teaching.