This is a Sub-Group of the Career Framework for Specialist Practice Nursing Roles Steering Group.
Rose McHugh, Public Health Agency is Chair of the Sub-Group and the remit of the Group is to develop a career framework for Diabetes Specialist Practice Nursing (Adult) Roles.

The first meeting of the sub-group took place on Wednesday, 7 December 2016 at 10.30 am and a small Development Group has been established to review the TREND UK, 4th Edition, an Integrated Career and Competency Framework for Diabetes Nursing (2015) and agree the core competencies for Diabetes Nurses in Acute and Community settings. These will be tested in HSC Trusts with all the key stakeholders.

The members of the small Development Group are:

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Belfast Trust, Una McErlean; Western Trust, Lisa King;  Clinical Education Centre, Evelyn Walton; Diabetes UK NI, Sara Carse and Roberta McCullough; Northern Trust, Sonia Kirkpatrick; Southern Trust, Clare Black; South Eastern Trust, Michelle Burke and Nicky Fuller; Ulster University, Prof Vivien Coates; PHA, Rose McHugh; and NIPEC, Cathy McCusker.

View the Agendas and Action Notes

Contact Information

Cathy McCusker
Senior Professional Officer
Tel: 0300 300 0066
Email: cathy.mccusker@nipec.hscni.net