Dr Jason Cheung (pictured), clinical lead for the inpatient diabetes service at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, was chosen for his passion, and commitment to excellence in diabetes care.
A consultant in diabetes and endocrinology from Norfolk has been selected as a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion, to help transform care for people living with diabetes in the East of England.
The schools were chosen for the Diabetes UK ‘Good Diabetes Care in School Award 2020’ because of the support they provide to students with the condition, the help offered to manage their diabetes safely, and the care they take to include them in all school activities.
Five East of England schools have won an award for providing great care to children and young people with type 1 diabetes.
The collaborative initiative between Diabetes UK, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and the Local Pharmaceutical Committee (LPC) will see key information given with prescriptions to people living with diabetes.
A six-week targeted campaign to empower people across the county living with diabetes to take control of their condition is launching this week.
84-year-old Colin Bedford (pictured) will cycle five miles a day for five days. Each time he will complete the challenge on a different one of his own historic bikes, while wearing costumes matching the bike’s era.
A March vintage cycling enthusiast is embarking on a sponsored bike ride with a difference for Diabetes UK in September.
People will learn how to maintain a healthy diet, become more confident in managing their diabetes day-to-day and find out what services are available locally. There will also be an opportunity to ask diabetes experts questions and get practical up-to-date information.
Diabetes UK and NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are hosting a free event for people living with Type 2 diabetes in Ipswich on Monday 15 July.
The amazing array of supporters shared their stories, what inspires them to volunteer and fundraise for us and their plans for the future. The Witham based team, along with Midlands and East Regional Head Peter Shorrick, were delighted to meet the winners and nominees and thank them for all their amazing work:
The incredible work of the volunteers and fundraisers across the East of England was celebrated with a fantastic lunch and Inspire Awards ceremony in Colchester.