Tag Archives: Diabetes

Day in the Life of a Senior Dietitian

Published on Wed 14th June by Max Hickling

  Jackie Freeman, a Senior Dietitian within our Diabetes and Nutrition Services (DANS) team, tells us what an average day is like working in the community. In my 20 of years working as a dietitian, half of it in has been in the Bristol area and has usually included diabetes. I enjoy the community environment […]

Meet our Diabetes and Nutrition Team

Published on Mon 4th January by Charlotte.titheridge

Team Focus aims to increase awareness and understanding of our organisation’s varying services, no matter how large or small.This month, Kizzy Harris, service manager of the Diabetes and Nutrition Team gives an overview of the service. “The Diabetes and Nutrition Service is currently made up of 13 clinical and admin staff, covering three broad areas of activity: […]

Diabetic Eye Screening

Published on Mon 2nd March by Nadia Tavana

What is this service? Our Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Diabetic Eye Screening programme service is part of the national NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme. We offer annual photographic eye screening for people with diabetes aged 12 years and over who live in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. What does this service […]

Diabetes and Nutrition Service

Published on Fri 13th February by Sam Brown

What is the Diabetes and Nutrition Service? Our Diabetes and Nutrition Service (DANS) provides education, information and support on diabetes and nutrition to patients, carers and healthcare professionals in the Bristol. The service consists of Dietitians, Diabetes Specialist Nurses and an Administration Team and is a one stop shop for education and advice for diabetes. […]

Providing expert advice in Westminster

Published on Wed 1st October by Nadia Tavana

One of our team managers visited Westminster to provide expert advice at an All Party Parliamentary Group on Diabetes. Kizzy Harris, Team Manager of the Diabetes and Nutrition Service, attended the round table discussion on 19 November alongside Bristol Diabetes UK Service Champion Sandra Twedell. The Parliamentary Group, which is running a year-long investigation into […]