Community Diabetes Team - Southport and Formby

The Community Diabetes 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.

What we do

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

How to contact us:

The Community Diabetes Team have an office base at:

91 Zetland Street

Diabetes Main Line: 01704 387 270
Diabetes Education Line: 01704 387 271
Diabetes Fax Number: 01704 387 693