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Diabetes

The diabetes teams work in collaboration with colleagues in primary (GPs etc) and secondary care (hospitals etc) to offer cross boundary clinical expertise, education and support to people with diabetes, their carers and other agencies to make sure they have access to high quality and comprehensive diabetes services.

Where to find us

Calderdale

Our diabetes centre in Calderdale is based at the Calderdale Royal Hospital where our reception and admin staff will warmly welcome you.  We are open for telephone advice Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4pm. 

 

Huddersfield

Our Diabetes specialist nurses are based in our Outpatient department at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary - corridors three and four and the ground floor.

In the Community

The community Diabetes team for Huddersfield is based at The Princess Royal Health Centre in Huddersfield, this service is provided by Locala

Meet the Team

The Calderdale and Huddersfield diabetes teams provide both consultant and specialist nurse led care, with support from a specialist dietitian and podiatrist who have a vast wealth of knowledge and experience within the field of diabetes and endocrinology.

Both teams offer their services in the hospital and community setting and provide joint specialist clinics for antenatal care and young people.

Consultant Paediatrician - Diabetes

Contact Secretary 01484 7912361

Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Contact Secretary 01484 355744

Consultant Paediatrician - Diabetes

Contact Secretary 01422 224251

Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Contact Secretary 01422 222172

Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Calderdale Diabetes Centre

01422 222023

Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Calderdale Diabetes Centre

01422 222023

Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Calderdale Diabetes Centre

01422 222023

Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Calderdale Diabetes Centre

01422 222023

Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Calderdale Diabetes Centre

07775538923 

Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

01484 344255

Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

01484 344255

Diabetes Dietitian

Calderdale Diabetes Centre

01422 222032

Diabetes Podiatrist

Calderdale Diabetes Centre

01422 341611 Appts: 01422 305537

Community Team

The community Diabetes service for Huddersfield is provided by Locala.

Locala have a team of Specialist Diabetes nurses who educate and support people with diabetes to help them control, understand and manage their diabetes and live as full a life as possible.

The team run a number of clinics across Greater Huddersfield and work with consultants in the Out Patients department at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. Home visits are also available for the housebound. Diabetes specialist services are provided by Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust in north Kirklees.

Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse 

Princess Royal Community Health Centre 

0300 304 5555

Diabetes Specialist Nurse 

Princess Royal Community Health Centre 

0300 304 5555

Diabetes Specialist Nurse 

Princess Royal Community Health Centre 

0300 304 5555

Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse 

Princess Royal Community Health Centre 

0300 304 5555

Diabetes Specialist Nurse 

Princess Royal Community Health Centre 

0300 304 5555

Diabetes Specialist Nurse 

Princess Royal Community Health Centre 

0300 304 5555

Specialist Diabetes Dietitian 

Princess Royal Community Health Centre

0300 304 5555

Who to contact to find out more

Calderdale Royal Hospital

Diabetes Specialist Nurses

01422 222257

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary

Diabetes Specialist Nurses

01484 344270

Huddersfield Community

(Locala)

0300 304555

Useful Links

Diabetes UK

They are the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.

Putting Feet First

A campaign to prevent those with diabetes getting foot problems

Diabetes.co.uk

This is an online community where you can access information, tools and a forum where people with diabetes can talk to each other.

My Health Tools

An online tool to support people to manage their long – term conditions and health needs

Honeyzz

Their primary aim is to raise the awareness of diabetes in the community.  They cover Kirklees in West Yorkshire, and primarily a 3 mile radius of Huddersfield town centre.

Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation

We publish a series of professionally authored leaflets on diabetes and related health which are freely available as pdf download, audio file or as hard copy upon request.

 

 

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