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Diabetes specialist doctor praised for volunteer work in Cambodia

Diabetes specialist doctor praised for volunteer work in Cambodia

DRWF event speaker Dr Sue Jones providing health support in south east Asia.

Published: Mar 08, 2018
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DRWF supporter Dr Sue Jones has been sharing her expertise on diabetes to help improve healthcare available to people with the condition in Cambodia.

Working for the Transform Healthcare Cambodia charity, Dr Jones has delivered sessions on living with diabetes, with a focus on good self-management and related health complications including foot care, as part of patient education sessions in rural villages in the Battambang province.

Dr Jones is a Consultant Physician in diabetes and endocrinology and a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Newcastle. Dr Jones has a passion for medical education and is a senior examiner for the PACES examination, run by the Royal College of Physicians.

A statement from Transform Healthcare Cambodia said: “It’s great to have Dr Jones back again sharing her expertise with our Cambodian Partners to help support, empower and improve healthcare.”

Dr Sue Jones

DRWF extends its congratulations to Dr Sue Jones on the amazing work she is carrying out with the Transform Healthcare Cambodia charity. We have been extremely lucky to work with Dr Jones and the specialist diabetes team from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust for the past eight years at our Diabetes Wellness Day North.

A regular speaker at this popular event, Dr Jones delivers expert advice to people from across the region to help them improve their diabetes management and lifestyle.

More information and event registration for the DRWF Diabetes Wellness Day North
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