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Guide to campaigning

Campaigning with Diabetes UK can be really simple: it is all about fighting for better care and support for everyone living with and at risk of diabetes. There's lots of ways you can make a difference in your area, even if you don't have a lot of time to spare.

But if you want to commit a bit more time to campaigning in your local area, you may feel you need a bit of guidance on where to start. That's why we've put together some information to help you build a brilliant campaign.

And if you are thinking about starting your own campaign to improve diabetes care, we would love to hear about it. Our campaigns specialists are ready and waiting to help you out. Just send your idea through to diabetesvoices@diabetes.org.uk.

  • Guides and How to's

    Interested in starting your own campaign, or backing a Diabetes UK campaign in your area? These handy guides give you some really useful suggestions on how to help a campaign suceed.

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  • Diabetes Voices' FAQs

    Diabetes Voices are the Diabetes UK volunteer campaigner network. Find out a bit more about what they do in our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section. 

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  • Get involved in your local NHS

    When decisions are taken about diabetes care and support services, the people affected by those decisons need to be involved. You can help make sure those decisons are the right one's by getting involved in NHS bodies in your area.

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  • Campaign as a local group

    Diabetes UK local groups bring together local people affected by diabetes. With their understanding of how diabetes care services are doing, local groups can lead great campaigns to improve local services.


    These resources will help you get started campaigning with a local group.

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