Esther Walden, Lead DISN Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and Chair DISN UK Group

Esther is a Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse (DISN) at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and chair of the DISN UK Group.  Graduating from the University of East Anglia, with a background in acute and older people’s medicine, she has been a DISN for 16 years.  She is passionate about improving diabetes care in hospitals through individual patient review, audits and service development and education for patients and staff.  Esther includes among her achievements; helping develop a validated inpatient diabetes treatment satisfaction questionnaire, establishing the DISN UK group and being co-author of the JBDS guideline for the treatment of hypoglycaemia.  She is also a proud mum of 4!


  • KEY DATES
  • Launch at Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2018:
    14 March
  • Judging day: 19 July
  • Awards ceremony: 18 October
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