Diabetes

 

The Trust provides a secondary care diabetes service covering all aspects of general and specialist diabetes care.

Find out more about the service, including how to refer.

 

Service overview

The service aims to provide inpatient care for patients with diabetes and outpatient services for patients with type 1 diabetes and complex type 2 diabetes, including patients with complications and co-morbidities.

The diabetes specialist nursing service provides education and support to patients and peers in the acute setting and provides outpatient support for patient under the care of the diabetologist.  

Outpatient clinics are held at Croydon University and Purley War Memorial Hospital.  There are a range of local services for people with diabetes in Croydon - at general practices and Croydon University Hospital and in the community.

An intermediate diabetes service including individual and group patient education, and specialist nurse support for patients in the community is provided by Bromley Healthcare.  

For the diabetic retinopathy screening service (DRSS) click here.

For diabetic foot click here.

 

How to refer

Please refer via e-Referrals (Diabetic Medicine)

Email - ch-tr.generalmedicine@nhs.net 

Tel - 020 8401 3976

 

Contact information

Diabetes department

Croydon University Hospital

530 London Road

Thornton Heath

CR7 7YE

 

 

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