South West Network

Parents, Carers & Families


This page is dedicated to Parents/Carers and Families with Diabetes that live in the South West Region. 

We have dedicated parent representatives who work on your behalf to give views to all healthcare professionals within the South West and nationally to improve diabetes care regionally and nationally. 

There is a dedicated Facebook page for parents and carers that lets you connect to other families and offers you support. You can share your experiences and you will find useful information and details of any events in your area. Go to: (South West Paediatric Diabetes Network Parents Group)

To find out more you can contact the parent representatives for the network:

Louise Arnold -  Email:

Katie Scott - Email:

Annie Astle <>


Please download the Facebook Poster to display in clinics, and to forward onto people. 


Please find below a list of support groups that are available regionally, please click on the links to access more information. If you are involved in a support group that is not listed then please contact your parent representatives or the network coordinator Lucy Rowe who will be happy to add this.

North Devon Hospital: