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Diabetes Centre

Contact details

Reception: 01604 545819

Admin Office: 01604 544246

Nurses 24-hour answer-phone: 01604 545930

Fax Main Reception: 01604 544716

Fax Administration Office: 01604 544246

Opening Times:  Monday – Friday 8.30am – 04.15pm

Where should I park?

The nearest parking is Car Park 3 which has a limited number of spaces, including 5 disabled spaces.

Car Park 1 & 2 are larger car parks situated near the South Entrance.

How to find us

We are situated next to Car Park 3 in area J, next door to the Cripps Post Graduate Centre.

Cheyne Walk is the nearest entrance.

Services

We are a small friendly Department who encourage our patients to “drop/phone in” if they have any problems.

Our services include:

  • 24 hour answer phone for DSNs
  • Specialist Foot Clinic
  • Diabetic Antenatal
  • Out Patient –new/follow up clinics
  • In patient care
  • Young Diabetic Clinics
  • DAFNE – Type education course
  • Link nurse course
  • Practice nurse and GP education forums

Please note that our 'Drop-in' sessions are no longer available.

What should I bring to my appointment?

Please bring a urine sample if requested. Please also bring your medication list and blood glucose monitoring books if applicable.

How much time should I allow before my appointment?

If possible we would like you to book in at reception at least 10 minutes before your appointment is due.

At least 30 minutes should be allowed for parking

About the team

The Diabetic team consists of Consultants, SPR’s, Nurses, a Health Care Assistant, Admin/Reception Support and a Centre Manager.

Clinics that run in this area are as follows:

Dr Rippin

  • Monday AM & PM
  • Thursday AM

Dr Kilvert

  • Monday PM
  • Tuesday PM
  • Wednesday AM
  • Thursday AM & PM

Links on other websites

Diabetes UK have support branches in Northampton, Daventry and Towcester.

The contacts respectively are:

S Attwood 01604 847413

B Kember 01327 706023

A Dunkley 01327351535

Any other information

Our Doctors/Admin Team are also responsible for the endocrinology and general medicine clinic held every Thursday in Out patient.

Patients and carers of patients with diabetes can access the service.

Referrals can be made internally or externally (GPs,PNs, Consultants/Doctors within hospital and other specialist teams including podiatrists). These are for all out patients with diabetes over the age of 15/16 years of age.

Our core opening times are;

Monday - Friday 8.30-5.00