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Guide to Diabetes

Adolescent Clinics at university hospitals of Leicester  (UHL)


 

The general clinic is run on the 3rd Thursday of every month between 3pm and 6pm, in the Diabetes Centre at Leicester Royal Infirmary. For an appointment contact:
 

  • 0116 258 6481

  • 0116 258 5402

  • 0116 258 6222


In addition Dawn Kitchener- Diabetes Specialist Nurse runs a nurse advisory clinic for young persons every Thursday pm if you need an appointment ring 0116 258 5545


Who are they for?


The clinic usually see young adults transferred between the ages of 16 years and 18 years up to the age of 22 years when you will step up to an adult clinic. Patients are welcome to bring along a family member, friend or partner to clinic appointments.
 

Who runs the clinic?

 

It is a joint clinic between the Paediatric and adult service with:
 

  • Dr James Greening (Paediatric Consultant)
  • Dr Lawrence (Diabetes Consultant)
  • Prof Davies (Diabetes Consultant)
  • Dawn Kitchener (Diabetes Specialist Nurse)
  • Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse
  • Children’s Diabetes Dietitian
 

Where are the clinics help?


The clinic is held in the Victoria Building in the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology Where to find us (See our map) and you will be seen 2- 3 times a year unless you have problems.
 

What if I can't attend the clinic and I need some advice?


Contact Dawn Kitchener Young Adults Diabetes Specialist Nurse (DSN) she is available anytime if you want to chat about diabetes or personal in confidence. The telephone number is: 0116 258 5545

We aim to provide a service for all your needs at this particular time in your life which may be a little difficult for both you and your diabetes.

So if you have anything you would like to discuss just get in touch we are only a phone call away!
 

NEW SERVICES: HELPING US TO HELP YOU!


All Young adults with clinic appointments will be sent a text message prior to their appointment to remind them of their appointment as long as their have given us their mobile number.
 

OTHER YOUNG ADULT CLINICS IN THE COMMUNITY


Young Adult Clinic - Dr Gregory Every 5th Wednesday afternoon at Coalville. 
Contact: 01530 467445

Paediatric Clinics
Every Monday morning at the Leicester Royal Infirmary
Every Thursday morning at the Leicester Royal Infirmary
Contact: 0116 258 5147