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Diabetes Services

Leicestershire County and Rutland - old to be reviewed

Leicestershire County and Rutland covers the following areas:

  • Charnwood and North West Leicestershire

  • Hinckley and Bosworth

  • Melton

  • Rutland

  • Harborough

  • South Leicestershire

see website

Diabetes Population

Leicestershire County and Rutland: 677,900 people
Reported Prevalence of Diabetes: 26,939 people  
Prevalence Rate: 4%
UK Prevalence Rate: 4.45% (DUK 2010)

In Leicestershire County & Rutland 69.2% of all people with diabetes aged 17 years and older have a HbA1c of 7.5 or less. This is statistically significantly higher than areas with populations with similar diabetes risk factors and statistically significantly higher than England as a whole. 

Leicstershire Diabetes Community Profile 

The Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory has updated the Diabetes Community Profiles with data for 2010/11. The following link gives the Diabetes Community Health Overview

The profiles bring together a wide range of data on diabetes in adults into a single source for the purposes of benchmarking. Diabetes profiles for each PCT in England are available to download. The profiles are designed to provide an overview of the key areas of diabetes care and highlight issues for further investigation. See more at Yorkshire and Humberstone Public Health Observatory (Select East Midlands SHA)

General Practice Profiles can also be viewed from the Association of Public Health Observatories.

The community diabetes team, nurses and the specialist leads cover local areas within Leicestershire County and Rutland.


Lindsey Woodward

Leicestershire County and Rutland Community Health Service (LCRCHS)

The PCT host the LCRCHS who are responsible for the providing healthcare across the County and Rutland. For service details


Diabetes Specialist Nurses (DSN)

Kate Blackburn
Gillian Harris
Geraldine Gray
based at Charnwood Mill, Sileby Road, Barrow upon Soar, Leicestershire, LE12 8LR
Tel: 01509 410265 (answerphone)

Judith Leonard
Maxine Mays
Geraldine Gray
based at South Wigston Health Centre, 80 Blaby Rd, South Wigston, Leicester LE18 2SE
Tel: 0116 278 5022 Mon - Fri 9am-5pm

All GPs and UHL team can refer patients to the Community Nurses in South Leicestershire and Northwest Leicestershire & Charnwood. Download the DSN Referral form here.

Diabetes Lead Dietitians


Roma Starosolsky - Charnwood and Northwest Leicestershire
Loughborough Community Hospital, Hospital Way, Loughborough
Tel: 01509 564204 Fax: 01509 219290

Paula Walton - Hinckley and Bosworth
Hinckley Health Centre
Tel: 01455 441849

Lynne Harris - Melton and Rutland
St Marys Hospital, Melton Mowbray, Leicester
Tel: 01664 854802

Suzanne Fenn - South Leicestershire
The Woodlands, Narborough
Tel: 0116 295 5852

All Primary Care Dietitians can be contact via the:
Leicestershire Nutrition Dietetic Service Head Office:
Unit 11 & 12 Warren Park Way,
Enderby, LE19 4SA
Tel: 0116 272 7200

Primary Care Diabetes Lead Podiatrists


Amin Pabani - Service Manager Podiatry
CHS Division, Leicestershire Partnership Trust, Riverside House, Bridge Park Plaza
Bridge Park Road, Thurmaston, Leics - LE4 8PQ

Bhadra Juj - Charnwood and Northwest Leicestershire
Podiatry Department Out Patients Department 3, Loughborough Hospital , Hospital way, Loughborough, LE11 5JY

Lesley Weaving
Coalville Hospital, Broomleys Road, Coalville, Leicester , LE67 4DE

Elizabeth Ward - Hinckley and Bosworth
Hinckley Health Centre, Hill Street, Hinckley LE10 1DS

Catherine Holland - South Leicestershire

Leysland School Clinic, C/O Overton House, 43 Enderby Road, Blaby, Leicester LE8 4GD

All community podiatrists can be contacted via the new booking centre: 

County Podiatry                     

South Wigston Health Centre
80 Blaby Road

South Wigston
Leicester LE18 4SE
T:0116 2255118

You can download the new booking centre information page if you click here

See our Community Health Podiatry Service for more details 

LCRCHS Contact Details 
Fosse House


6 Smith Way
Grove Park
Leicester LE19 1RS
Telephone: 0116 2950030
Fax: 0116 2950842

For more details of the Leicester Community health service visit the website: 
Updated at 2012-02-22 13:43:11 by Shehnaz Jamal