World-leading conference delivered by DPC

By Editor
3rd August 2022
DPC, Education

Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) is a world-leading event for everyone involved in the treatment and management of diabetes.

The free annual two-day conference is CPD accredited and brings together leading authorities working in diabetes to discuss the latest developments associated with the condition.

Some of the best and brightest people working in diabetes in the UK are involved in the national event.

Content Lead for Diabetes Professional Care Agnes Jacobs said: “We are incredibly fortunate to have some of the UK’s finest diabetes healthcare professionals playing an active role in our Steering Committee.

“We have consultants, diabetologists, specialist diabetes nurses, GPS, pharmacists and community nurses – they really are a fantastic cross-section of people working at the forefront of diabetes care and management.”

She added: “They play a key role in helping to put together the agenda for our national DPC conference and thanks to their input we are able to deliver an event featuring the right mix of education and training and sessions by world leading authorities on diabetes. We are very grateful to every single one of them.”

This year’s event will include the latest information on treatment and care of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the role of digital technology, service innovations and tackling health inequalities.

Visitors will also be able to network with thousands of healthcare professionals and meet exhibitors showcasing the latest diabetes products and services.

Healthcare professionals involved in the DPC Steering Group include Pratik Chaudhary, Professor and Honorary Consultant in Diabetes (DTN-UK); Umesh Dashora, Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (ABCD); Mike Edmonds, Consultant Physician at King’s College Hospital; Amanda Epps, Lead Nurse for Diabetes and Endocrinology, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (DSN Forum); Beth Kelly, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Wiltshire Health and Care (DSN Forum); Jim Moore, GP and President of the Primary Care Cardiovascular Society (PCCS); Amar Puttana, Consultant Diabetologist, West Midlands (GoggleDocs); Jane Rowney, Consultant Diabetes Nurse, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust; David Unwin, GP Partner, Southport; Kelly McGinty, Implementation Engagement Officer, NHS Diabetes Programme, NHS England; Mahmuda Syed, Diabetes Project Officer, NHS Diabetes Programme Team, NHS England; Tamsin Fletcher-Salt, Clinical Diabetes Nurse Specialist, Royal Stoke University Hospital (DSN Forum); Anna Hodgkinson, Consultant Pharmacist, Diabetes, Lambeth Diabetes Team, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (UKCPA); David Lipscomb, Consultant in Diabetes, Diabetes Care for You, Sussex Community Foundation NHS Trust, Clinical Director Diabetes, Sussex Health and Care Partnership; Hannah Beba, Consultant Pharmacist: Diabetes, NHS Leeds CCG embedded in the Leeds GP Confederation (UKCPA); Erwin Castro, Diabetes Nurse Consultant for Inpatient and Education, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (DISN); Kevin Fernando, GP Partner, North Berwick Health Centre (GoggleDocs).

This year’s DPC conference will take place on November 16 and 17 at Olympia London.

To register for the event, click here.

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