Jane Diggle

Specialist Practitioner Practice Nurse, South Kirkby West Yorkshire

Jane qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Nursing in 1990 (Leeds) and has been a Practice Nurse within the same practice for over 20 years. Whilst she retains a generalist role, her special interest is in diabetes for which she is clinical lead within her practice. She is an independent prescriber and has gained MSc modules in Insulin Management and New & Advanced Therapies from Leicester University.

She was appointed Vice Chair of the Primary Care Diabetes Society in 2016 and has been part of the committee since 2010. She is Associate Editor-in-Chief for Diabetes and Primary Care Journal, has had a number of articles published, was instrumental in developing and writing Six Steps to Insulin Safety (a free e-learning module launched in 2016 and available at www.cpd.diabetesonthenet.com) and regularly delivers presentations on aspects of managing diabetes. She represents practice nurses as Associate Member of TREND-UK (Training, Research & Education for Nurses in Diabetes).

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