WHO ARE WE?
The Burton Diabetes UK Group was started by its Chair, Ann Tunley, in 2006. It was known then as the Burton Diabetes Support Group. Its conception and ideas were fully supported by Diabetes UK, WestMidlands and over time has developed into The Burton Diabetes UK GroupThere are 6 meetings held each year, one of these being the Diabetes PublicAwareness Event and one a social evening.
We also have representation on both the East Staffordshire District Patient Engagement Group and East Staffordshires Clinical Commissioning Group Patient Board. This representation means we can keep all members updated on both NHS and East Staffs CCG decisions that could have an impact on the diabetes care that Diabetes Patients' receive