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Diabetes Voices

In November, the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes (APPGD) published their report ‘Levelling Up: Tackling Variation in Diabetes Care’. As a person with Type 1 diabetes and Diabetes Voice representing Diabetes UK, I felt fortunate to be able to attend their report launch event at Westminster. There, I listened to speeches given by the…

Tweet Share Brenda Riley from Sheffield attended a ‘How you can improve diabetes services’ workshop in 2013. Since attending the training she has gone on to start planning her own local campaign and is actively promoting Diabetes Voices to others. Why did you decide to join Diabetes Voices? A friend at the Sheffield monthly meeting…

Tweet Share Paul Dawson, a Diabetes Voice from Nottingham has met with his MP to discuss diabetes care in the area where he lives. Here he tells us about how he got involved in campaigning with Diabetes UK. Why did you decide to join Diabetes Voices? I became a lifetime member of Diabetes UK 30…

Tweet Share Fiona Faure, a Diabetes Voice from London has been actively campaigning and influencing for better diabetes care in the area where she lives. Why did you decide to join Diabetes Voices? My decision to join Diabetes Voices was as a result of David Jones from the User Involvment Team telling me about the…

Tweet Share Elaine Clark a Diabetes Voice from Barking and Dagenham attended Diabetes UK’s Big Lobby in May 2013. Here she shares her thoughts about the day and explains how she got involved. Why did you decide to join Diabetes Voices? I was asked to join by Diabetes UK as they recognised my enthusiasm for…