Monique is a Diabetes Specialist Nurse from the Netherlands who has lived and practiced in South East London since 1994. She has worked in various roles within Lambeth and Southwark, initially as a practice nurse and following completion of a BSc (Hons) Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care she worked for 5 years as a Nurse Practitioner and independent nurse prescriber. In 2006 she completed the Warwick Diabetes Care certificate, she is a DESMOND educator and level 1 DAFNE advisor. Monique worked in King’s College Hospital from 2008-2015 as a Diabetes Specialist Nurse, pioneering a joint primary/ secondary care role working in partnership with providers to improve services to patients. Monique was delighted to join the Lambeth team in April 2017.