Our team and services

Long term conditions: Diabetes - Our team and services

If you live in Greenwich and have type 2 diabetes, you will probably be seen by our Specialist Diabetes Team. 

The Specialist Diabetes Team has expanded to provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary diabetes service to residents of Greenwich. The team includes secondary care colleagues and works closely with the Diabetes Day Centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

The team comprises:

  • a clinical manager
  • a dietitian with advanced knowledge of ethnic food variations
  • a specialist podiatrist
  • a specialist clinical psychologist, and
  • diabetes specialist nurses
  • team clerical administrator  

The Specialist Diabetes Nursing Service provides an enhanced level of care for patients with diabetes, this includes: 

  • Support, information and advice for those starting insulin treatment
  • Home visits for housebound people who require support to manage their diabetes
  • Advice for other professionals and carers.