June James works as a Consultant Nurse in Diabetes; she is a non- medical prescriber for the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Honorary Associate Professor for the University of Leicester and co-chair of TREND–UK.
June led on the development of the NHS Diabetes suite of medication safety e-learning modules and with colleagues recently developed two further modules the “Six steps to insulin safety” and the Non Insulin therapies” module with the Primary Care Diabetes Society. Her work with TREND –UK has led to the development of a suite of other resources for both people with diabetes and healthcare professionals.
Working on various multidisciplinary committees such as the Joint British Diabetes Society in the development of national guidelines, she also writes and peer reviews for diabetes journals including Diabetic Medicine. June is Associate Editor for Practical Diabetes and has recently co-authored the Diabetes UK End of Life Clinical Care Recommendations along with two chapters for the internationally acclaimed “Textbook of Diabetes”. She is an international speaker and in 2019 lectured in Nepal and in Porto.
June served as Vice Chair of the Diabetes UK Council of Healthcare Professionals and chaired the 2006 Annual Professional Conference Organising Committee. She had the honour of presenting the Janet Kinson Lecture at the Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference in 2010.
June works as a Nurse Consultant in Diabetes for the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and for the Leicester Diabetes Centre.
She is an Honorary Associate Professor for the University of Leicester. June leads on a variety of MSc modules and in her clinical role cares for people with diabetes and advanced kidney disease. She works on various multidisciplinary committees such as the Joint British Diabetes Societies in the development of national guidelines. June is an Associate Editor for Practical Diabetes and writes and peer reviews for other diabetes journals including Diabetic Medicine.