Diabetes – Wigan Borough

Diatbetes Medic Alert BraceletDescription of the Diabetes service

We provide a nurse led comprehensive service for patients with type 2 diabetes supporting patients to achieve glycaemic control.

This includes giving high quality information and advice for newly diagnosed patients with a DESMOND programme, insulin initiation and titration and ongoing review.

We also provide help and support for primary care health care professionals caring for diabetic patients.

We work collaboratively with the Diabetes Team at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Hospitals NHS Trust and our Bridgewater Podiatry team.

Where is the service offered?

The service is provided from clinical locations across the district, nursing and residential homes and home visits where appropriate.

Nurses are based in the Long-Term Conditions Suite at:

Wigan Health Centre
Boston House
Frog Lane

Our Service Promise

Diabetes Service Promise

Referral form for healthcare professionals

Community Diabetes Specialist Nurse Referral Form

Contact details

Tel 01942 482234
Fax 01942 482257

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