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Lambeth diabetes intermediate care team

The Lambeth Diabetes Intermediate Care Team consists of one Clinical Lead GP with a special interest in diabetes and three Diabetes Specialist Nurses (DSN), each primarily based within a specific locality and a diabetes specialist dietitian.

 

The aims of the team are to:

  • Support, educate and help manage patients with diabetes in Lambeth
  • Listen to and involve our local communities in developing services in Lambeth
  • Support and develop the skills of Practices Nurses and Community Teams in Lambeth to provide the best care for their patients with diabetes
  • Provide integrated, seamless care with our hospital diabetes services at Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s and St George’s Hospitals.

 

The Team provides the following services:

  • Telephone advice and consultation with patients and healthcare professionals
  • Joint diabetes clinics with GPs and Practice Nurses
  • Joint visits with Community Nurses to improve diabetes care to housebound patients
  • Community Insulin Start Groups
  • Consultant-led Rapid Access Diabetes Clinics
  • Annual joint visits to the practice with a Consultant Diabetologist to discuss in-house diabetes care
  • Support practices with their diabetes service development and self-assessment
  • Individual support for diabetes patients and their carers
  • Develop guidelines in conjunction with secondary care colleagues
  • Support patient participation group in Lambeth
  • Act as resource and link to other services.

 

Education and training offered by the Team:

 

How to Contact the Team
Mark Chamley, Clinical Lead, Diabetes
Tel: 020 8761 6259
Email: mark.chamley@nhs.net

Julia Azille, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, North Locality
Tel: 020 7188 1906
Email: julia.azille@gstt.nhs.uk

Deirdre McGowan, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, South East Locality
Tel: 020 8670 3189
Email: deirdre.mcgowan@gstt.nhs.uk

Rosarie Atkinson, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, South West Locality
Tel: 020 3049 5060
Email: rosarie.atkinson@lambethpct.nhs.uk

 

Liz Camfield, Diabetes Specialist Nurse, South West Locality
Tel: 020 3049 5060
Email: elizabeth.camfield@gstt.nhs.uk

 

Krishna Wadher, Diabetes Specialist Dietitian, Lambeth
Tel: 020 7188 2010
Email: krishna.wadher@gstt.nhs.uk

 

Download the Lambeth Intermediate Care Team flyer and referral form below:

 

Lambeth Intermediate Care Team Flyer (in pdf format)

 

Lambeth Intermediate Care Team Referral Form (in pdf format)

 

Download the Lambeth Intermediate Care Team Annual Review 2008-2009 below:

 

Lambeth Intermediate Care Team Annual Review 2008-2009

 

 Note these files are in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. If you have not installed and configured Adobe Acrobat Reader on your system, a free download is available from Adobe.

 

 

Features

Starting on insulin

Starting on insulin
Description:
The Community Insulin Start Group is an educational programme for suitable candidates with type 2 diabetes who are on maximum oral diabetes agents