Psychiatrist wins award

A TRAINEE in psychiatry from NHS Lothian has won a top award.

Dr Sharon Smith was named advanced psychiatric trainee of the year by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Her work with diabetes patients was praised by the organisation.

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She said: "It is an area I've been particularly keen to develop.

"We set up a new service for the psychiatric management of people with diabetes and the results of the feedback of the service have been excellent."