Diabetes Care: Adult Services

Author: Fiona Fullam, Karen Townsend

Overview

Location

The diabetes day centre is located on the ground floor of the hospital.  When you arrive at the hospital via the main entrance, take a left down the main hospital corridor, to the end, around to the right and then take the left, which is sign posted diabetes day centre.  The diabetes day centre is situated on the right hand side. 

This is where the diabetes nurses, podiatry and dietetics are located. The out patient clinics take place on the left-hand side (see clinic list below). This consists of doctors consulting rooms and research rooms.

Opening Hours

The diabetes day centre is opened from:

Days: Monday – Friday

Time: 8am – 4pm. 

Contacts:
Telephone: 01 4143223
  • Where you will reach the secretary who then will liase with the diabetes nurses.
  • If  your call goes onto voicemail please leave your name and contact number and we will  contact you as soon as possible.
Out patient diabetes clinics

Consultant
Type
Day/Time
Dr Barragry Type 1 diabetes Thursday afternoon.
Dr Moore Type 1 diabetes 1st Wednesday of every month
Dr Moore Type 1 diabetes Young Adult clinic  (18-25 year old) Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday  of the month.
Dr Barragry Type 2 diabetes Thursday afternoon.
Dr Moore Type 2 diabetes Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month
Dr Moore & Dr Mellott Diabetes/renal clinic - !st Tuesday of every month – to commence in summer.
Dr Moore Pump Clinic Every 5th Tuesday of the Month.
Diabetes podiatry clinic
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday afternoon.

All of the above out patient appointments can be arranged by contacting:

Telephone: 01 4143204 or 01 4144786 

For appointments to see a diabetes nurse:

Telephone: 01 4143223. 

To facilitate those who find it difficult to attend at the above times later appointments can be arranged for 16.45 and 17.30 to see a nurse.

If unable to attend an appointment please phone to cancel appointment.

Of note there are plans to develop the Berger programme in 2010 which will be a structured education programme for individuals with Type 1 diabetes.

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