Peer Support Panel

Peer support can complement and enhance health care services by providing flexible and accessible support. Benefits include increased emotional and social support, increased levels of self-esteem and reassurance. This panel will explore the benefits of peer support through those living with diabetes and the perspective of health care professionals.

Learning outcomes:

  • How to set up or support peer services
  • Breaking down barriers
  • Understanding the benefits of peer support to those with diabetes
  • Understanding the benefits of peer support to health care professionals and services

Wednesday 30 October 2019

11:50 - 12:30

Mental Health & Wellbeing Zone

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Speakers

Diabetes specialist nurse & young adults lead nurse, West Hampshire Community Diabetes Service, Southern Health NHS trust
Head of Diabetes and Diabetes Specialist Dietitian, West Hampshire Community Diabetes Service
Person with Diabetes type 1
Person with Diabetes type 2