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Contact Diabetes UK South West

Diabetes UK South West Regional Office

Get in touch

Victoria House, Victoria Street, Taunton, TA1 3FA

Tel: 01823 448260


Meet the team

Regional Head – Phaedra Perry


Phaedra is the Head of Diabetes UK in the south west. She works with healthcare commissioners and providers to make sure diabetes is at the top of the local and regional healthcare agenda, improving care and support for people with diabetes and their families.

Regional Support Officer – Paula Wilson


Paula develops the region’s annual healthcare professional conference, as well as supporting events, running the office and providing support to the team.

Improving Care Manager – Matthew Robert


Matthew raises awareness of diabetes across the south west, working with providers to improve healthcare provision and care.

Regional Media Officer – Nicola Curtis


Nicola raises awareness of Diabetes UK campaigns and news through regional TV, radio, press and online media as well as communications such as the south west web pages and regional magazine.

Volunteering and Outreach Manager – Verity McLelland


Verity works with volunteers across the region supporting them to run local groups and raise awareness of diabetes in their communities.

Volunteering Support Officer – Gemma Jackson


Gemma works with volunteers and local groups, providing opportunities and support around the region.


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