Diabetes Care for Children and Young People

The Paediatric Diabetes Team look after all children from 0-19 years old with a diagnosis of diabetes, be it Type 1, Type 2, Cystic Fibrosis related or rarer genetic types. The team is based over the three Morecambe Bay hospitals. The team consist of four Consultant Paediatricians, three Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurses, two Dieticians and a Clinical Psychologist, all of whom have specialist training in diabetes.

From diagnosis to 19 years of age, the team provide support and advice to children and young people with diabetes and their parents. There is a 24 hour on call service enabling children and their families to access expert advice when they need it.

The multidisciplinary team provides the child with diabetes a seamless service across both the acute hospital and community setting. The care is delivered in hospital, outpatient clinics, at home and in schools as appropriate to the meet the needs of the child, young person and their family.

Meet the Team

Dr Belal Abuzgia - Paediatric Consultant

Dr Helen Peace - Paediatric Consultant

Dr Bhramer Saha - Paediatric Consultant

Dr Wajid Sultan - Paediatric Consultant

Helen Dring - Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Kerry Hodson - Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Suzanne Jackson - Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Dr Tessa Shanahan - Clinical Psychologist

Kath Collis - Dietician

Paul Dunstan - Dietician

Glenys Mckay - MDT coordinator

Contact Details

Office Telephone Number - 01524 583827

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