Diabetes

Who is the service for?

Inpatient (IP) and outpatient (OP) services for people with diabetes related complications, diagnosis of diabetes and on going support/treatment for complex diabetes care such as co-morbidities, feet and dietetics input. The service accepts GP and Practice nurse referrals for OP care, GP referrals and emergency support via A&E for diabetic complications.

What does the service provide?

The service provides one to one support with a Consultant Diabetologists, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, podiatrists or dietetics, there is also an established multi disciplinary team for complex.

The service provides the following appointment types:

  • MDT
  • Consultant
  • DSN
  • Podiatry
  • Dietetics

Who will patients meet?

  • Consultants
  • Diabetes Specialist Nurses
  • Dieticians
  • Podiatrists
  • Members of the MDT

When is the service available?

Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm with extended services for young people and transition.

Where is the service provided?

Rochdale has an outpatients service only. At all other sites we have an outpatinets and inpatients service.

Department contact details:

Via the new PAT app or referrals via CaB. Telephone contact via the booking and scheduling team.

Practical information

Patients should bring a copy of current medication to all appointments.

Key staff/consultants

Dr Prakash

Dr Kouta

Dr Rowles

Dr Smithurst

Dr Mishra

Dr Jagadhish

Dr Bhatnagar

Dr Cheer

Dr Malik

Prof Dang

All DSN