Councillor Robert Redfern, Mayor of Lancaster 2016-2017 presents a cheque for £15,668.59 to Dr Paul Smith, for the Diabetes Centre, Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Robert chose to support the Diabetes Centre as his charity during his term as Mayor of Lancaster as it is a cause close to his heart. The Diabetes team would like to give a big thank you to Robert and all those that supported him throughout his time as Mayor.

The Diabetes Centre will be used for education and research. The hub will act as a dedicated centre for patients with diabetes, facilitating multidisciplinary team working with the provision of specialist outpatient services, and help to support the education of staff and patients on self-care.