The Diabetes Team consists of Consultant Physicians, Nurse Consultants, Matron, Diabetes Specialist Nurses (DSN), Specialist Registrars, Dietitians, , Pharmacist, Foot Specialists, Endocrinologists, Researchers, Administrators, Clinic Coordinators, Medical Secretaries and Clerical Supporters all headed by the Service Manager.
Dr Ian Lawrence MB, ChB, FRCP – Diabetes and Endocrinology (LGH)
The Diabetes Consultants within the University Hospitals of Leicester Trust are based across at Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI) and Leicester General Hospital (LGH) but also run clinics in the community and are members of voluntary diabetes groups across Leicestershire and have memberships across National Diabetes bodies.
We also house and train a rolling team of Specialist Registrars (SPRs) & Junior Doctors supported by:
Clinic Nursing Staff
The Administration/IT Team
Young Adults and Childrens clinics
Out reach clinics
Consultant led diabetes outreach clinics currently run across Leicestershire in Melton, Loughborough, Coalville, Oakham, Market Harborough and Hinckley. These clinics provide services to screen for diabetic complications, plan interventions and treatment and to provide education and support to people with diabetes in effective diabetes management to prevent complications.
Outside of Clinical Setting
Diabetes UK Many of our Consultants and MDT are members of local Diabetes UK voluntary groups