Michele Colloby, RN, MSc in diabetes, NMP, is currently the Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse at Sutton Coldfield Group Practice.
Michele’s first diabetes nursing post was in 1999, she has 20 years of secondary care diabetes experience, including 4 years as the West Midlands Genetic diabetes Nurse working with the Exeter genetic team. Until recently Michele worked as the Senior Diabetes Nurse at Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield, making the move to work in primary care in the Autumn of 2019
Michele’s interest in diabetes stems from her early nursing career spent working in the renal unit at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Her interest was fuelled by patients receiving renal replacement therapy as a result of diabetic nephropathy.
Clinically, her areas of interest include the management of inpatients with diabetes and the education of healthcare professionals. She also has a keen interest in both monogenic diabetes and ketosis-prone diabetes.