Dr Helen Partridge trained at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical school, London. After completion of specialist training in Wessex she completed a clinical fellowship in Advanced diabetes technologies and therapeutics at University of Toronto, Canada. She was appointed as a Consultant in Diabetes at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital in 2013 and is also a visiting fellow at Bournemouth University.
Dr Partridge is lead for the insulin pump service, renal diabetes service and young persons’ diabetes service. She is also lead for the Bertie structured education course and led on the development of the award winning, QISMET accredited Bertieonline (www.bertieonline.org.uk). She has an active interest in research and innovation in type 1 diabetes and is clinical lead in the ComPASSION project working with colleagues in the eating disorders service to support people with type 1 diabetes and an eating disorder.