Blaydon Urgent Treatment Centre is closed on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February due to staffing but will reopen as normal on Monday 6th February at 8am.

Diabetes

We are a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals who specialise in holistic diabetes care.

About the service

We are a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals who specialise in holistic diabetes care. Our team includes administration staff, a specialist dietician, doctors, healthcare assistants, specialist midwives, nurses, podiatrists, a pharmacist, retinal screeners, and research clinicians. We have expertise in all areas of diabetes care and provide both outpatient and inpatient treatment.

We are committed to ensuring we deliver a high quality, safe service through education, audit and clinical governance. We welcome general clinical queries from primary care via our ‘advice and guidance’ service.

We are a “Clinical Research Active” Trust and committed to participate in NIHR Portfolio Clinical Studies tailored to needs of the population we serve.

Our specialist services include

  • Specialist clinics for all types of diabetes
  • Education and initiation of continuous and flash glucose monitoring
  • Insulin pump clinics
  • Intensive patient education, including DAFNE courses
  • Transition services in conjunction with our paediatric diabetes service
  • Preconception services and joint antenatal endocrine clinics
  • Diabetes foot clinics, with close links to the regional tertiary vascular team
  • Advice and support during hospital admission for patients with diabetes

Service opening times

This service operates at Trinity Diabetes Centre and is open Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm.

Trinity Square Health Centre
24 West Street
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE8 1AD

How to contact the service

Telephone 0191 497 1530