Diabetes service at Kings College Hospital
We provide co-ordinated all-round support for people with diabetes that includes treatment and education.
Who is the service for?
- Newly diagnosed type 1 and type diabetes children and adults
- Pregnancy complicated by diabetes (pre-existing or gestational)
- Renal complications and associated hypertension
- Autonomic neuropathy/gastroparesis
- Erectile dysfunction
- Post-transplantation diabetes
- Lipid management
- Diabetic foot ulcers, peripheral and autonomic neuropathy, ischaemic conditions, peripheral vascular disease
Criteria for access to service
Accessibility of this service
The building is fully accessible, the service is located on the ground floor of the Golden Jubilee Wing, Denmark Hill, SE5 9RS
How this is provided:
We are a team of clinical specialists who provide:
- One-to-one help with starting on insulin
- Group and one-to-one education about how to self-manage diabetes
- Group help with starting new therapies
- Psychological care as part of the overall treatment plan
- Treatment and support for recurrent problematic hypoglycaemia
- Paediatric diabetes outreach service
- Intensive insulin therapy service, including insulin pumps
- Full range of podiatry services
- Full supportive orthotic services
- Pre-pregnancy care
How can I access this service?
- Via the national e-Referral service
- Routine referrals to kch-tr.KCHReferrals@nhs.net
- Emergency referrals contact the Diabetes secretaries via the switchboard on 020 3299 9000
How is this service funded?
Do you need to pay for this service?
Useful to know
Diabetic eye complication screening is available at Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals
Diabetes outpatient appointments: 020 3299 1919
Main reception: 020 3299 8313