We are committed to empowering people with diabetes and helping their families and carers to manage their condition, in order to enhance quality of life and reduce the risk of long-term conditions.
We provide care for both inpatients and outpatients.
We run individual clinical sessions and group education sessions.
Great Western Hospital - Osprey Outpatients Department - third floor (please see Floor plan).
|Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays||Closed|
Community service offering education to Health Professionals and a Patient education programme (Desmond).
Consultant, GP trainee and Nurse led clinics with some home visits.
Clinics and services
- Pre-conception and specialist maternity clinics
Running in collaboration with obstetricians and midwives.
- Specialist Foot Care Service
A unique set-up which sees vascular surgeons, a diabetes specialist podiatrist and foot co-ordinator working closely together.
- Young adult and adolescent clinic
Run jointly with the Paediatric Diabetes Team.
- Continuous sub-cutaneous insulin infusion pump service
- Weight management service
Run jointly by a diabetes consultant and dieticians.
- Inpatient Diabetes Service
Provided to all ward areas, introducing the Think Glucose national programme focusing on inpatient care for people with diabetes.
- Access to a clinical psychologist
For the management of long-term conditions and issues.
- SWIFT (Swindon's Insulin for Food Treatment)
Structured education programme for people with Type 1 diabetes.
Structured education for people newly-diagnosed with diabetes - please see the DESMOND website
Tel: 01793 604054
GWH community diabetes team
Tel: on 01793 696621
If you need urgent advice, or it's out of normal working hours (Monday-Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm), please use the NHS 111 service online (https://111.nhs.uk/) or phone NHS 111; or if it's a life-threatening emergency, call 999.
For on-going advice regarding COVID19 and diabetes, please see NHS website: Diabetes.