Diabetes Zone

Time Programme Sessions
09.30-10.30 Diabetes as a CVD
10.50-11.50 The annual review
12.10-13.10 Common skin conditions in the under 5’s, including atopic eczema
14.10-15.10 Sponsored talk
15.30-16.30 Barriers to change
16.30 Close of conference

Yvonne Stephenson

Yvonne Stephenson has been working with people with diabetes for over 10 years in her role as a practice nurse. She has a wealth of experience and is passionate about improving the care and outcomes for people with diabetes.

She also works as a DESMOND Educator taking her interest for education out to patients for a whole day of personal education.

In her practice nurse role she is part of the practise team that runs pre-diabetes education evenings in an active prevention of diabetes.

She works as a trainer for Education for Health on the diabetes courses and one day events. She finds the theory and practical aspects of diabetes care very stimulating and training at Education for Health supports nurses and their further education and development, which is something she firmly believes is vital for today’s nurse.