Diabetes Specialist Nurse, West Norfolk
Julie Widdowson works as a Diabetes Specialist Nurse and Independent Prescriber in West Norfolk. After forty years working in the NHS, she has recently stepped down from the position of Diabetes Service Lead for Norfolk Community Health & Care, to go back to her first love of patient’s and education. For the last twenty years within this role she had set up and lead on the Diabetes Service for Community Care reaching across the whole of Norfolk for Community services including in-patient Community hospitals, Community Nurses and therapists. She has recently lead on implementing the latest STP work including setting up a service to deliver Diabetes Annual Reviews to housebound and people living with diabetes in care homes. Which also includes supporting and training for staff involved in their care, especially around the giving of insulin.