Diabetes UK South West News

Welcome to our brand new South West Regional News page and a chance to celebrate what we’ve achieved with your help in the last few months. 

Do you have a news story you'd like to share? We'd love to hear your stories and feedback, get in touch with the team South.West@diabetes.org.uk 01823 448 260

16 October 2017

One participant in our One Million Step Challenge not only raised £300 but also used the

Accountant Dee Mason, 48, from Filton in Bristol became seriously ill with gestational diabetes while pregnant with her two children, now six and two.

13 October 2017

Our Warminster Local Support Group, pictured below, held their Diabetes Technology and Health Management event at The Avenue Surgery on Saturday 16 September.

56 attendees had the opportunity to chat and ask questions with local experts in their field. Lesley Jordon, Chief Executive of the charity Input, was on hand to explain about the recent NHS announcement that Flash monitors will be funded for certain patients from 1 November.

18 August 2017

A retired Devon doctor who devoted his career to diabetes has won a prestigious voluntary service award.

Dr Michael Hall, pictured right with fellow recipient Fred Holland, left, and Diabetes UK CEO Chris Askew, centre, received the Order of Mercy award at a special ceremony at the Mansion House in London in July.

18 August 2017

Do you have an opinion on the diabetes foot care services you have received in North Somerset?

Would you like the opportunity to share your thoughts with Diabetes UK and your local NHS Clinical Commissioning Group?

Do you want to shape the future of diabetes foot care in North Somerset?

14 August 2017

Bournemouth and Poole based charity Pop 4 Diabetes have announced details of their annual ball, with funds raised being donated to Diabetes UK.

The ball will be taking place on 14 October 2017 at the Village Hotel in Bournemouth with a ’James Bond the movies’ theme, guest celebrities and presentation of the Child of Courage Awards.

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