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Volunteering in North West

Diabetes UK North West

Help make a difference to the lives of the 423,038 people living with diabetes in the North West region.

Our volunteers are at the heart of Diabetes UK and without their support we could not carry out our vital work in research, education, support and care. Our volunteers bring skills, experience, energy, enthusiasm and commitment to Diabetes UK.  Volunteering can make a big difference in your life too, giving you a brilliant opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills and have fun.

Whether you can spare an hour a month or a day a week, there are a range of ways that you can get involved in our work. 

If you are interested in volunteering you can find out about all of our current volunteer opportunities, or if you would like further details about volunteering in the North West region please contact the North West Volunteering Team on 01925 644 566 or email

Local Groups and Communities

You can also find out more aboutDiabetes UK local groups and communitiesin your area, and how you can get involved.




North West Team


Volunteer Week Thank You

It's Volunteers Week , the annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK and Diabetes UK will be raising awareness of the huge contribution made by the hundreds of people who volunteer with us.

We are also encouraging others to get involved and make a difference for people living with diabetes. 

Diabetes is the fastest growing health threat today. In the UK, there are more than 4.5 million people who have diabetes of which over 1 million people have Type 2 diabetes but don’t know they have it and around 11.9 million adults are at at increased risk of developing Type 2.  Its impact and complications can be devastating, causing blindness, amputations, even early death.

Our volunteers really are at the centre of everything we do.  They not only help us support people affected by diabetes in communities up and down the country, they also help us raise vital funds to fund a huge range of research projects.  In addition, they campaign with us to improve diabetes care, and so much more.

So we would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all our brilliant volunteers. We’re incredibly grateful for the contribution they make and without them we couldn’t achieve the amazing work we do in North West.

If you would like to get involved with volunteering for Diabetes UK in the North West contact: Jessica Graham at

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