Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Diabetes Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) - North

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Type of service:
Health Services
Address:
Kettering General Hospital, Community Diabetes Centre, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 8UZ
Telephone number:
01536 492121
Service description:
The Diabetes Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) is managed by a diabetologist, and comprises diabetes specialist nurses, dieticians, podiatrists, support workers, and wellbeing workers.

Their services deliver expertise in diabetes care by promoting confident self-management through support and education delivered across the local community.

MDT’s countywide care is designed to be closer to home, and to facilitate a seamless service between hospitals and general practice.

They help people remain healthy by working with them (and their care providers) to enable effective self-management. The aim is to prevent short-term and long-term complications from diabetes.

MDT deliver structured education to people with diabetes and anyone involved in their care. They work collaboratively with families to agree personalised plans of care to ensure good health and quality of life.

The team also work collaboratively with the diabetes and high-risk foot service to provide 24-hour and 48-hour access for new foot ulceration and infections.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
18 years - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Eligibility criteria:
People With Diabetes Aged 18+
Referral route:
  • Referral By General Practitioner (GP)
  • Referral By Health Professional
  • Self Referral
Last updated on:
30/08/2016
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