Portsmouth’s diabetes team is up for a national accolade

Theresa Paddon with her two children, Lee, 18 months, and Darren, three, at their home in Leigh Park

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A HEALTH model to streamline diabetic care in the Portsmouth area is up for another award.

A team of staff made up from Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, is being recognised for its ‘super six model’.

It provides greater clarity and support for GPs, identifying six specific categories of diabetes.

It has been shortlisted in the Diabetes Team of the Year category for the British Medical Journal awards. which take place on May 6.

Visit awards.bmj.com.