Diabetes Community Team - Southport and Formby

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    Community Diabetes Team in Southport and Formby

    Our team provide support to adults with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in a variety of community locations and in the homes of housebound patients.

    The services we offer include:

    • Care for patients newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes 
    • Glycaemic control for patients with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
    • Hypoglycaemic review
    • Insulin Pump Service for patients with Type 1 Diabetes
    • Home blood glucose meter training
    • Change in insulin pen device
    • Care for pregnant patients known to have diabetes or those diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes
    • Undertake Annual Reviews for patients in Nursing homes

    We offer the following group education sessions:

    • Diabetes & You – for patients newly diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes
    • Diabetes & More – for more established patients with Type 2 Diabetes
    • 4 Step Plan to Carbohydrate Counting – for type 1 patients    

    We also offer:

    • Drop-In Clinic – Southport Centre for Health and Wellbeing (Wednesdays 2-4pm) and Formby Clinic (Tuesdays 2-4pm)
    • Insulin pump meeting – an update meeting for insulin pump users

    Where Are We Based

    The Community Diabetes Team have an office base at:

    91 Zetland Street
    PR9 9DL

    Diabetes Main Line: 01704 387270
    Diabetes Education Line: 01704 387271
    Diabetes Fax Number: 01704 387693

    Our Clinics

    Poulton Road Clinic
    90-92 Poulton Road
    PR9 7BW

    Tel: 01704 387270

    Southport Centre for Health and Wellbeing
    44-46 Hoghton Street
    PR9 0PQ

    Tel: 01704 387220

    Ainsdale Centre for Health and Wellbeing
    174 Sandbrook Road
    PR8 3RJ

    Tel: 01704 387230

    Formby Clinic
    Philips Lane 
    L37 4AY

    Tel: 01704 387210