Cheryl Steele


Western Health


Div 1 Nurse, Midwife, Diploma Health Counselling, Certificate Diabetes Education, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Current position:


Clinical Nurse Consultant - Diabetes

Manager Diabetes Education Services at Western Health for 10 years. Extensive experience in Diabetes Self Management Education for patients with Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes. Has specialised in initiation and management of insulin pump therapy for over 15 years.

Most recent publications:

Attitudes towards gestational diabetes among a multiethnic cohort in Australia.(2010a) Carolan M, Steele C, Margetts H. Journal of Clinical of Clinical Nursing 19 (17-18), 2446 – 2453

Knowledge of gestational diabetes among a multiethnic cohort in Australia (2010b) Carolan M, Steele C, Margetts H. Midwifery, 26 (6), 579 – 588

Women’s experiences of factors that facilitate or inhibit gestational diabetes self-management (2012). Carolan M, Gill G, Steele C. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 99.doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-99

Additional Activites:

Member - Board of Directors Australia Diabetes Educators Association

Member - Steering Committee National Association of Diabetes Centres

Member - Medical, Education and Scientific Advisory Council