Gerry Rayman, MD, FRCP
The Diabetes Centre, Ipswich Hospital, East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3RG, United Kingdom
Professor Gerry Rayman is a Consultant Diabetologist at the Diabetes Centre, Ipswich Hospitals NHS Trust and Hon Professor at the University of East Anglia, and the University of Suffolk.
He has an extensive background in clinical diabetes research and has published over 200 peer reviewed articles. His original research was in diabetic foot disease and neuropathy, where he remains an active researcher. He is also involved in innovations in diabetes service delivery, diabetes education and diabetes technologies.
He is Chair of DiabetesUK’s Diabetes Research Study Group for Acute Care. On behalf of DiabetesUK he co-authored ‘Making Hospitals Safe for People with Diabetes’ and he is working with the Royal College of Physicians on a programme for accrediting inpatient diabetes services in the UK.
He is NHS England’s Diabetes lead of the ‘Getting it Right First Time’ improvement initiative for which diabetic foot disease, inpatient diabetes care and type 1 diabetes services are priorities.
He has led initiatives on perioperative diabetes care including chairing the JBDS perioperative writing group and contributing the Centre for Perioperative Care’s guidance document. He developed and successfully introduced a perioperative pathway which is being rolled out to other NHS Trusts in England.