A Norfolk consultant has been selected to play a key role in improving care for people with diabetes in the area.
Dr. Jason Cheung, Clinical Director of Inpatient Diabetes Services at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, has been selected as Clinical Champion for Diabetes UK in the east of England.
As a clinical champion, Dr. Cheung are participating in a two-year leadership development program supported by Diabetes UK.
Through his training, he will identify areas for improvement and make important changes to the diabetes services that people in the east of England receive.
Dr. Cheung said, “In my new role, I want to further lay the foundations for safe, supportive, and compassionate diabetes care when they are in hospitals in my workplace and across the country.”
There are more than 350,000 people diagnosed with diabetes in the east of England.