Dr Charles Fox

Charles Fox qualified in medicine from Oxford University and St. Thomas’ Hospital and trained in diabetes centres at Leicester, Poole, St Thomas’, Exeter and Bristol. In 1980 he was appointed to Northampton General Hospital as consultant physician with a special interest in diabetes.

Charles role on the Advisory Board is to assist Diabetes.co.uk in exploring digital solutions to engage and affect health outcomes of older people.

His special interests in diabetes are education, communication and patient empowerment, with particular emphasis on diabetes in people at each end of the spectrum, that is young adults and older people with diabetes. Since 1986 he has organised an annual counselling and empowerment course for health care professionals working in diabetes.

Dr Fox is co-author of the following books:

  • Diabetes at your Fingertips with Peter Sönksen and Sue Judd: a question and answer handbook for people with diabetes and their carers. The 6th edition, written with Anne Kilvert appeared in June 2007.
  • Diabetes in the Real World with Tony Pickering, a family doctor in Northampton: for health care professionals. Winner of the Asher Award in 1997.
  • Vital Diabetes with Mary MacKinnon: for primary care teams, 3rd edition 2005.

Dr Charles Fox's current roles

  • Former Consultant Physician at Northampton General Hospital

Browse: Advisory Panel

Dr Kesar Singh Sadhra

Approaches to diabetes management in the South Asian population

Professor Roger Gadsby MBE

Bridging the gap between real world experience and clinical trials (RCTs)

Dr Tabitha Randell

Creating engaging digital solutions for children and young people with diabetes

Dr Jen Unwin

Improving health and resilience through hope

June James

Widening the benefits of digital capabilities within the nursing community

Dr Chris Gillespie

Providing and improving emotional support and wellbeing within the digital community

Tara Kelly

Improving health outcomes through nutrition and lifestyle

Dr Peter Foley

Identifying patient goals and promoting holistic practice without medication

Eliana Witchell

Optimising health with nutrition and lifestyle

Dr David Unwin

Working with patients to improve health outcomes without using medication