Diabetes UK Clinical Champions 2018

18/06/2018

Diabetes UK Clinical Champions 2018The Western Trust is delighted to hear that two of our staff have been appointed as Diabetes UK Clinical Champions 2018 and will be completing the champions programme over the next two years.
 
Siobhan Monaghan, Western Trust Diabetes Specialist Dietician and Mairead McClintock, Western Trust Diabetes Nurse Specialist  both based at the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen are highly respected within the Diabetes Team and are priceless resources for people living with diabetes in the southern sector of Trust. They follow Lesley Hamilton, Diabetes Network Manager, for the Western Trust area who occupied this role for the community diabetes team work she has been so successful in.
 
Siobhan will be working on developing the Diabetes Pre Pregnancy Care service to increase the service for  Women with Diabetes and Mairead will be focusing on improving the inpatient experience through improved knowledge and education among all staff and  will be looking at innovative ways to improve diabetes awareness among all grades of staff and looking at staff training in the wards.
 
Speaking about their success in gaining places on the Diabetes UK Clinical Champions Programme, Siobhan and Mairead  said: “We are deeply honoured and proud to follow in the footsteps of our colleague Lesley Hamilton and look forward to broadening our knowledge and expertise which will benefit our staff and patients in the future.”