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What do diabetes specialist nurses do and how can I become one?

Find out about the experience and qualifications you need, the pay band to expect, and how the role combines leadership, education and front-line care

Find out about the experience and qualifications you need, the pay band to expect, and how the role combines leadership, education and front-line care

What exactly does the role of a diabetes specialist nurse involve?

Diabetes specialist nurses provide expert care and advice for patients living with diabetes and their families and work in all settings.

Our primary goal is to help people manage their diabetes more effectively, preventing long-term complications and unnecessary hospital admissions where possible.

In addition, we provide support and education for other healthcare professionals caring for people with diabetes.

What does the role involve and what band is it?

The main part of my role

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