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Clinical Champions- Northern & Yorkshire

Below is a list of Clinical Champions in Northern & Yorkshire region of England.

2019-2021

Dr Alison Heggie

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at South Tyneside and Sunderland Healthcare Group

Nicola Milne

Community DSN at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Surya Rajeev

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Soon Song

Consultant Diabetologist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


2018-2020

Hannah Beba

Senior Pharmacist for Diabetes and Endocrinology at County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Beth Marfleet

GP and Clinical Lead for Diabetes in Hambleton Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group

Dr Louise Overened

Consultant Diabetologist at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


2017-2019

Frances Hanson

Lead Children's Diabetes Dietitian in Leeds

Ani Ajit Kumar

Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse at Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust

Clair Ranns

Medicines Optimisation Pharmacist in Leeds

Dr Elizabeth Uchegbu

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology in Barnsley


2016-2018

Alison Barnes

Research Associate (dietitian), Diabetes Specialist Dietitian at Newcastle University/Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Edward Jude

Consultant Physician and Professor at Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Naresh Kanumilli 

GP with a special interest in diabetes, GP partner, Diabetes Network Lead in Manchester


2015-2017

Debora Brown

Diabetes Specialist Nurse in Harrogate

Dr Ryan D'Costa

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Mid Yorkshire Hospital NHS Trust

Dr Vijay Jayagopal

Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology in York

Dr Elizabeth Martin

GP with a specialist interest in Diabetes in Leeds

Dr Vinesh Sobha

GP with a special interest in Diabetes in Flyde and Wyre CCG


2014-2016

Professor Satyan Rajbhandari

Consultant Diabetologist in Lancashire


How to contact a champion

If you are interested in contacting one of the Diabetes UK Clinical Champions to learn more about their work please email clinicalchampions@diabetes.org.uk

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