Working on behalf of Norfolk's 48,000
people with Type 1 or 2 Diabetes

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We seek to improve facilities and provide staff and
equipment when NHS funds are unavailable

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Since it's inception we have raised and
invested over £2.5m into local services

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But none of this would be
possible if not for your help

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Living with Diabetes

Podcasts & Videos to help improve your way of life

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What is the Norfolk Diabetes Trust?

The Norfolk Diabetes Trust (NDT) is a Registered Charity founded in 1987 by Elsie Bertram MBE and Dr Richard Greenwood, a local diabetes consultant.

The NDT is funded purely by the kindness of public donations, gifts and legacies. Over £2.5 million has been raised since its inception. The Trust, chaired by Nigel Bertram, himself a Type 1 diabetic since 1967, is overseen by a Board of 11 Trustees. These Trustees, who either have diabetes themselves or some connection with diabetes, include legal and accountancy experts, diabetes clinical specialists, as well as GPs and local people with sound business experience. None of the Trustees are paid for their commitment and give their time freely and willingly for the cause of bettering the lives of people living with diabetes in Norfolk.

The Trust operates purely within the bounds of Norfolk, funding projects covered by the geography of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) in Norwich, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Kings Lynn and the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston as well as all GP surgeries within Norfolk.

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Recent Achievements

Through your help and generosity we have been able to fund the following projects

Living With Diabetes Podcasts

Following the production of 22 films and audio podcasts by the staff...

Clinical Psychologist

86% Donated/£26,308 To Go
Norfolk Diabetes Trust funded the employment of a Clinical Psychologist in Norfolk...

Retinopathy Screening Laser

41% Donated/£58,975 To Go
The VALON multispot laser was purchased in 2012 following a very generous...