Dr Paru King, Consultant Physician, Derby Hospitals [group head]

Paru has been a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology in Derby since 2000.  Her clinical interests include diabetes and pregnancy and also integrated care. She is the physician lead for the diabetes and obstetrics service, and has clinically led and project managed the award winning PROCEED project, the first integrated model for preconception care.

She has been the clinical lead for integrated care in diabetes since 2011, and currently leads integrated diabetes services in Derby City using a model of care that has gained national recognition and is being promoted as an example of best practice by Diabetes UK. In 2014 she was appointed as a Diabetes UK local clinical.

She has been involved in a number of national projects with NHS Diabetes including the diabetes and pregnancy section of the diabetes commissioning toolkit, user involvement, and was on the Diabetes in Pregnancy network steering group.

  • Launch at Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2018:
    14 March
  • Entry closing date: 1 June
  • Judging day: 19 July
  • Awards ceremony: 18 October
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