The Children and Young People's Wessex Diabetes Network will work together with children, young people and their families to ensure high quality care and support, to live a healthy & happy life.

The Children and Young People's Wessex Diabetes Network (CYPWDN) covers a large geographical area – from the North of the patch - Basingstoke & Winchester in Hampshire County, across to Salisbury in Wiltshire, Dorchester and Poole in Dorset and across to Portsmouth, Southampton and Isle of Wight, in the south of Hampshire County.

The Wessex Network brings together key stakeholders in the provision of diabetes services, including: paediatric consultants, paediatric diabetes nurse specialists (PDNS), dietitians, psychologists, data managers, clinical managers, commissioners, parents of children with diabetes, and representatives from Diabetes UK and the local CCG's.

Key Contacts as of 11/01/2018

Network Chair: Dr Chris Anderson

Network Vice-Chair: Dr Will Ward

Lead Nurse:  Samantha Aldred

Lead Psychology: Heloise Hunt

Lead Dietitian: Vicky Young


Network Manager: Lucy Powell

07470 229859

Key Documents

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Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2019: 6-8 March 2019

11th November 2018

The Diabetes UK Professio…

NPDA Spotlight Audit 2018

11th November 2018

Thanks very much to those…

NPDA Annual conference- 18 January 2019

11th November 2018

The NPDA are down to thei…

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Network Projects

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Children and Young People's Diabetes Units in the Region...