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Martha Stewart

Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals Birmingham and Senior Lecturer in Diabetes Care, Birmingham City University

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The role of diabetes specialist nurses in secondary care settings

Precise routines will vary, but DSNs will review referrals made by ward-based staff, and triage these, so that some will be reviewed by doctors and others by nurses. The types of referrals cover the...

Diabetes care in secondary care

One side-effect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the rise in diabetes-related referrals to diabetes specialist care teams by non-specialists, unfamiliar with inpatient diabetes management, which is a...

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