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Press enquiries

If you are a journalist or a researcher with an enquiry, please contact the press office. To get the facts right on reporting diabetes or portraying diabetes - see our guides further down the page. 

Email: pressteam@diabetes.org.uk.

Telephone: 020 7424 1165. Office hours are between 9am and 5pm.

Out-of-hours media queries:

07711 176028 (duty press officer).


Reporting on Diabetes: A Guide for Journalists

We have produced the following guidelines to assist journalists in the responsible reporting of diabetes and issues surrounding the condition.

Download Diabetes in the News: A Guide for Journalists on Reporting on Diabetes (PDF, 3MB)

Portraying diabetes in TV and fiction - top tips for writers

We have produced the following guidelines to help TV drama and scriptwriters accurately portray diabetes and issues surrounding the condition. 

Download Diabetes in TV and fiction - top tips for writers (PDF, 2.1MB)


Regional Media Enquiries


Claire Fleming
0141 245 6380  


Ffion Lewis
029 2066 8276 
Mobile: 07887050943


Helen Riley (Monday-Wednesday)
0203 7577783

South West

Susannah Hickling (Tuesday-Thursday)
01823 448260

South East

Katherine Porter (Tuesday-Thursday)
01372 720148

Midlands and Eastern

Emma Edwards
01376 505243

North of England

Carmel Ganner
01925 644573
Mobile: 07738 545108