Diabetes Nurse Training

Details of training and courses specific for paediatric diabetes nurse specialist can be found on the National Children and Young People Diabetes Network site.

The London Southbank University offers a module: Principles of care for children and young people with Diabetes. This module will enable the professional to develop the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes required to effectively care for a child and young person with diabetes. It is suitable for those nurses working in all hospital paediatric environments as well as those supporting children with diabetes in community settings. The module adopts a psychodynamic, proactive, participative approach to learning.

BSPED Paediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Nurse and Allied Health Professionals Award

The BSPED is pleased to offer this award to support an innovative development or initiative within the paediatric endocrine or diabetes setting. Find out more about the BSPED Paediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Nurse and Allied Health Professionals Award.

BSPED Annual meeting

Nurses are invited to attend our annual national meeting which focuses on current best practice in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes.

Historically, the conference begins with a CME day on the Wednesday. While CME credits are available for doctors, the day also provides great training and learning opportunities for both new and experienced nurses. Thursday and Friday are made up of: symposia, oral communications and expert sessions in both endocrinology and diabetes. 

Due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, the annual meeting for 2021 will take place virtually.