University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Meet the team: Children's diabetes

Find out more about our team below:



Dr Nicola Trevelyan, consultant paediatrician and diabetes specialist

Dr Trevelyan is the clinical lead for paediatric diabetes and is the principal investigator for a number of large multi-centre trials looking at childhood diabetes.

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Dr Nikki Davis

Dr Nikki Davis, consultant paediatric endocrinologist and diabetes specialist

Dr Davis' role includes delivering paediatric and transition diabetes services, paediatric endocrinology services, Southampton paediatric familial hypercholesterolaemia service, and Southampton and regional paediatric obesity services.

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Prof Caroline Fall

Prof Caroline Fall, consultant paediatrician and epidemiologist

Prof Fall is professor of international paediatric epidemiology, University of Southampton, and honorary consultant in child health, University Hospital Southampton.

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Dr Anitha Kumaran

Dr Kumaran is a paediatric endocrinology and diabetes specialist.

Nursing team

  • John Whiteside, paediatric diabetes specialist nurse
  • Jo Summerton, paediatric diabetes specialist nurse
  • Gill Crouch, paediatric diabetes specialist nurse
  • Carolyne Salvin, paediatric diabetes liaison nurse
  • Haley Faulds, paediatric diabetes transition nurse specialist

In addition, the team has a paediatric registrar position that is filled on a 6/12 month secondment basis.


Rebecca Weeks, Ailsa Mchardy and Deandra Catry are our dieticians. They can offer extra appointments for patients at the Royal South Hants hospital on some Mondays if needed.


Heloise Hunt

Youth worker

Pedro Correia is a youth worker and can offer non-medical support.

Admin support

Maisie Churcher is secretary for Dr Kumaran and Dr Trevelyan. She is also our children's diabetes and best practice tariff administrator.