Education of newly diagnosed type 1 and type 2 clients with diabetes.
Assessment and education of clients with poor metabolic control.
Advice and education of clients commencing insulin either as a new type 1 diabetic or a failed type 2 diabetic.
Ongoing assessment, monitoring and evaluation.
Education and training of staff.
Telephone advice service for ongoing assistance and help.
Assist at Consultant led diabetic clinics twice monthly.
Patients who are attending any of the Hospital Consultant's Clinics may be referred to the Diabetes Service for education.A written consultation referral is requested for each client which should be completed by medical or surgical staff and sent to Diabetes Education Office, 2nd Floor, OPD. Referral forms for Diabetic education can be obtained from Jackie or Joanne if required.
Head of Service: Jackie McGrath Clinical Nurse Specialist in Diabetes Nursing
Team Member: Joanne Begley Staff Nurse in Diabetes Nursing
Direct telephone lines 9752/9874, Bleep No. 208