About us


The 2019 meetings will take place from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm on the 2nd Monday of each month. The meeting place is the Charing Cross Hospital, ground floor boardroom, South Wing. You can enter the hospital via the Riverside Wing Entrance, which is about 50 metres to the right of the main entrance as you face the front of the hospital. The boardroom is the first room on the left. You can also reach the boardroom via the main entrance, take the corridor to the right immediately after Costa Coffee (which is still open if you would like a coffee!), go to the end and turn right again. The boardrooms signposted. The main speaker will give their talk at 6.30 pm.

Everyone is welcome–please feel free to bring along a family member, friend or carer. There is no charge to members or visitors and no obligation to return.

1 & 2 indicate which Type the talk is suitable for.


Monday 14 January

Back on Track: Diet & Exercise for the best diabetes management

Nicola Bramley, dietitian, Charing Cross Hospital

1 & 2


Monday 11 February

Foot care

Stavroula Christaki, specialist podiatrist

1 & 2


Monday 11 March

Managing diabeteswithout anxiety

Katie Jeffs, deputy clinical lead, West LondonMental HealthNHS Trust

1 & 2





Monday 13 May

Pros and Cons of Different Insulins

Carol Jairam, diabetes specialist nurse, Imperial

1 & 2


Monday 10 June

Annual Review –what does it all mean?

Speaker to be confirmed

Please join us for ‘Summer Social’drinks afterwards at the nearest pub!

1 & 2


July & August - No Group


Monday 9 September

Technology: An up to date overview

Lesley Jordan, diabetes technology charity INPUT

1 & 2


Monday 14 October

Pregnancy & Diabetes

Professor Anne Dornhorst, consultant endocrinologist

1 & 2


Monday 11 November

Group AGM

Christmas with Diabetes: the effects of Christmas food and alcohol on blood glucose

Emily Northover, diabetes specialist nurse

Please join us afterwards for Christmas drinks at the nearest pub!

1 & 2


December - No Group