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Contacting the Diabetes Teams
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To change or cancel your clinic appointment, please ring Appointment Centre on 01784 884351.

The Stephanie Marks Diabetes Centre 01932 722789.

The inpatient Diabetes Specialist Nurses 01932 722844.

The community Diabetes Specialist Nurses 01932 723315.

These numbers are available during Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm only. Out of hours or in cases of emergency, please contact your own GP or go to Accident and Emergency.

The Children's Diabetes Team
The Paediatric team can be contacted via 01932 723314.

The following members of the hospital based health care team will work together with you for the best possible care.

Dr. Gillian Baksh Consultant Paediatrician
Dr. Shailini Bahl Consultant Paediatrician
Dr. Sonali D'Cruz Consultant Paediatrician
Anne Lyddall Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist
Rebecca Morello Associate Nurse Specialist
Catherine Casewell Specialist Paediatric Dietician
Sarah Havard Specialist Paediatric Dietician
Dr. Caroline Dibnah Clinical Psychologist
Naomi Southcoombe Diabetes Link Nurse

You will also meet the Podiatrist (chiropodist) service and the Play Specialist team.

Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist
The Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist (PDNS) provides ongoing advice, education and support to all children and young people with diabetes (and their families) who attend Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals Trust. The service incorporates any child from diagnosis until transition to the adult diabetes service at approximately aged 18 years.

Contact Anne Lyddall, Diabetic Nurse Specialist on 01932 723314 or e mail