You should see a Diabetes Specialist Nurse if you are having particular problems with your diabetes, planning a pregnancy or have just learned that you have Type one diabetes. They will be able to help you understand, monitor and control your condition.
We will contact you to arrange your appointment at a clinic location convenient to you. We can also arrange to see people in their own homes if they are not well enough to come to a clinic.
If you feel your referral is urgent because you are having symptoms such as thirst, passing a lot of urine, tiredness and weight loss, please contact 0300 304 5555.
Prior to your appointment we will ask you to consider what your own goals are to manage your diabetes. We will discuss your goals and treatment with you at your appointment.
First appointments usually last one hour; follow up appointments may last 30 minutes or less. Quite often follow up support and advice may be via the telephone or Skype.
We are happy to accommodate any needs / special issues you have if we possibly can and we can provide translators if required. Please contact us to discuss your needs or those of a relative before the first appointment so we can make any necessary arrangements.
Please see our Contact Us page which has information about how to provide feedback to Locala or visit Patient Opinion. We welcome any feedback whether you have a concern or compliment and use these to help improve our services.
Diabetes Specialist Nurses
Diabetes Education Centre
Princess Royal Health Centre