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Dr Roger Gadsby

Job Title
Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow
WMS - Translational Medicine
024 7657 3101
Research Interests

Diabetes care, including footcare and care of the elderly, especially those in residential & nursing homes. Diabetes care in the community and diabetes education. Pregnancy sickness symptoms. Natural history, aetiology and treatment


Roger is a Birmingham graduate who, after vocational training in Stoke-on-Trent, joined a group practice in Nuneaton where he still practices. He has been a clinical teacher of medical students, a trainer for GP registrars and a GP tutor. He was on the council of the Royal College of General Practitioners and was Chairman of the RCGP Midland Faculty Board.

Roger has been a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Warwick since 1992, and Associate Clinical Professor since 2007 where he has run short courses on primary care topics, developed the Certificate in Primary Diabetes Care and other diabetes courses,and taught on the Primary Care Management programme. Roger continues to teach and advise on the content of the Warwick Diabetes Care Certificate as Primary Care Medical Advisor. His main interest and publications are in the area of diabetes and Pregnancy Sickness Symptoms. He is active on national working groups on diabetes care, including NICE guidelines for diabetes,and was a founding member and treasurer of the Primary Care Diabetes Society. He is clinical lead for NHS Evidence - diabetes.

He is chairman of the trustees for Pregnancy Sickness Support a small Charity given information and support to women with nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.

Title Funder Award start Award end
CSAG Diabetes Research Network Writing Group Diabetes Research Network Coordinating Centre 05 Oct 2011 31 Dec 2014
NIHR-RfPB via Gloucester NHS Trust: Understanding factors leading to low uptake of diabetic retinopathy screening in Primary Care National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 May 2010 30 Apr 2012
National Library for Health Specialists NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement 01 Apr 2008 31 Mar 2011
Oral health awareness in patients with diabetes Warwickshire Primary Care Trust 01 Nov 2008 31 Oct 2009
National Library for Health, Diabetes Specialist Library 2006-2008 NHS Connecting for Health 01 Apr 2006 30 Mar 2008
Pregnancy and diabetes: Exploring the perspective of women living with diabetes Diabetes UK 01 Oct 2006 30 Sep 2007
Diabetes Evaluation De Montfort University 01 Sep 2003 31 Aug 2004
Diabetes Evaluation De Montfort University 01 Sep 2002 31 Aug 2003