Carol Metcalfe RGN, RSCN, MSc has 37 years of nursing experience with 24 years working in the field of paediatric diabetes. She has worked in hospital and community settings throughout the East and West Midlands and for the last 6 years in the North West. Carol has spoken at national and regional meetings, this includes presenting to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes at the Houses of Parliament. She is a current and active member of the Council for Health Care Professionals as a paediatric advisor to Diabetes UK. She was a member of the guideline development group for the NICE 2015 NG18 and a Specialist committee member for the Quality Standards 125 (Children and Young People with diabetes) also by NICE in 2016. She has also been a member of national working groups most recently a technology appraisal with NHSE and is a current member of the Type 2 diabetes in children and young people working group. She is a judge on the Quality in Care awards for Diabetes for the past two years and is a qualified diabetes educator. Carol has also supported Diabetes UK for over 20 years with their Type 1 events as a volunteer senior nurse and volunteer event organiser.
She is currently the Advanced Specialist Practitioner and team lead for paediatric diabetes at Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital.