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Children's Diabetes Service

The Children's Diabetes Team offer nursing care, support and advice to children and young people who have been diagnosed with Diabetes in the Southampton area.

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Referral criteria

Children and young people in the Southampton area who have been diagnosed with Diabetes. Referrals are made directly to the team through the hospital or other professionals once a child has been diagnosed as diabetic.

Full service description

The Children's Diabetes Team offer support, nursing, care and advice to children and young people who have already been diagnosed with Diabetes. The team offer clinics at Southampton General Hospital in Children's Outpatients on C Level on Thursday afternoons, as well as quarterly at Lymington Hospital (the first Tuesday mornings in January, April, July and October).

Patients are seen regularly at the clinic and also have a full assessment and review once a year, where a full physical examination takes place and blood tests are taken to check for further complications of Diabetes. Patients have access to a 24 hour emergency telephone line: 0870 626 0364

Contact Information

John Whiteside

023 8120 6893

Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, SO16 6YD, Southampton, SO16 6YD

Special Notice
The Childrens Diabetes have a 24 hour Urgent Call Service and can be contacted outside of working hours on 0870 626 0364.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

Please visit our services page for specific services and contact details. Alternatively, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service by emailing or calling the number below. You can also give us feedback, make a complaint or share a compliment.

0800 013 2319

*Lines are open Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm.

The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of access to all types of recorded information held by public authorities, with full access granted in January 2005.

The Act sets out exemptions to that right and places certain obligations on public authorities.


Phone: 0300 123 3919

*Subject to any exemptions which apply, we are obliged to provide the information requested please note that requests for Personal Information is not covered under this Act and should be applied for through the Data Protection Act 1998.

Our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton.

While our services can be found around various NHS locations in Southampton and Portsmouth (and surrounding districts), our administrative and managerial centre is based in Southampton at:

Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
SO19 8BR

If you require a printable version of how to find us including bus times, car access and bike info please download our leaflet. (Copyright of Highpoint Venue).

Central office phone: 0300 123 3390

*Lines open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

If you are a journalist with a media enquiry, please contact the Communications Team at:

0300 123 4156 or 02381 031076

The Communications Office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.