Dr Samuel Seidu

GP Partner, UG Tutor, Primary Care Research Fellow,
Hockley Farm Medical Practice, University of Leicester, Leicester Diabetes Centre

Dr Samuel Seidu is currently the head of Research for Primary Care Diabetes Europe (PCDE) and is also the Chair of the PCDE study group of European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).

He is a primary care research fellow in diabetes at the University of Leicester and an Honorary Primary Care Lecturer at the Leicester Diabetes Centre. As an academic and educational supervisor at the Diabetes Research Centre, he supervises MSc students in diabetes and Foundation Year 1 researchers. He also supervisors NIHR academic clinical fellows, Health Education England Primary fellow and NIHR in-practice fellows.

His research current research interest is on implementation work around prescribing safety, de-prescribing and medication adherence in the elderly population with diabetes and cardio-metabolic conditions.

He recently led an international expert committee in the development of a Consensus Statement in the Management of Elderly Patients with Diabetes in Europe, published in the Primary Care Diabetes journal.

He is an associate editor for Primary Care Diabetes Journal and is also an Editorial Advisory Board member the Australian Family Practice journal.

He is a faculty member of the Primary Care Academy of Diabetes Specialists in the UK and board member of the Primary Care Diabetes Society of UK and liaises with other leading GPs with interest in diabetes all over the country to foster understanding on the key elements essential for delivering a diabetes service and the potential challenges involved.

He is currently a Clinical Lead and mentor for diabetes in Leicester city and is involved in the design and re-configuration of diabetes care in Leicester alongside other clinical leads in primary and secondary care. He led the evaluation of the Leicester model of diabetes care which is now being rolled out across various clinical commissioning groups in the UK.

He is a practicing Leicester City General Practitioner, a Partner, lead undergraduate tutor and GP trainer at the Hockley Farm Medical Practice.

He is a primary care research fellow in diabetes at the University of Leicester and an Honorary Primary Care Lecturer at the Leicester Diabetes Centre. He is a regular reviewer of articles submitted to several high impact peer-reviewed diabetes journals. He also reviews abstracts related to diabetes submitted for national and international conferences.

He is an associate editor for Primary Care Diabetes Journal and is also an Editorial Advisory Board member the Australian Family Practice journal.

He is a member of the Primary Care Academy of Diabetes Specialists in the UK and liaises with other leading GPs with interest in diabetes all over the country to foster understanding on the key elements essential for delivering a diabetes service and the potential challenges involved.

He is currently a Clinical Lead and mentor for diabetes in Leicester city and is involved in the design and re-configuration of diabetes care in Leicester alongside other clinical leads in primary and secondary care.

He is a practicing Leicester City General Practitioner, a Partner, lead undergraduate tutor and GP trainer at the Hockley Farm Medical Practice.

Dr Samuel Seidu

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