The service delivers Diabetes Specialist Nurse (DSN) support, training and educational sessions in a multidisciplinary setting to all GP practices in Nottingham City.
A named Diabetes Specialist Nurse is assigned to each practice and is responsible for ensuring that practices have access to the level of support required. Advice and support is also available to other Health Care Professionals that case manage patients with diabetes. The service works very closely with Nottingham University Hospitals and associated staff delivering care to patients with diabetes to ensure streamlined care delivery in both the primary and secondary care setting
What are the objectives of the Service?
To improve the overall standard and quality of adult diabetes management in Primary and Community care through the targeted provision of evidence-based care, advice and support for general healthcare providers. The service aims to improve health outcomes for those living with diabetes, with the overall aim of reducing health inequalities inNottinghamCity.
Who might need the service?
Health professionals managing patients who are registered with an NHS Nottingham City GP with a diagnosis of diabetes requiring specialist intervention.
What type of staff work in the Service?
Six community Diabetes Specialist Nurses:
- Jane Henderson
- Andrea Biddulph
- Julie Moorhouse
- Kerry Shaw
- Kim McAree
- Susan McArdle
Debra Reynolds is the service administrator
Opening hours and contact information
Monday-Friday between the hours of 8.30 am and 5.00 pm
By contacting the service administrator on 0115 8834732
How can people access the Service?
Our service can be accessed by any health care provider within NottinghamCity eg:
- Practice Nurse
- Community Matron
- District Nurse