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Diabetes Service

In an emergency you can contact our team during the day or night – call these numbers for advice about managing diabetes when you are worried about illness, high blood glucose levels with ketones or hypoglycaemia or if you are unable to give/deliver insulin or measure blood glucose levels.

  • Daytime (8am – 6pm) – 0151 252 5766
  • Out of hours – 0151 228 4811. Ask for the diabetes out of hours on call service

You will be put through to the on-call member of the diabetes team. You may have to leave a message (we may be on another call or with a patient) but we will call you back within an hour.

After 10pm come directly to our Emergency Department if your blood glucose level is 14mmol/L or more and blood ketones are 1.5mmol/L or more.

Contacting us when it’s not an emergency

Diabetes Pathway Coordinator

  • Ann Mason 0151 282 4518

Diabetes Nurses

  • Sue Kerr 0151 252 5738
  • Jonathon Mimnagh 0151 252 5131
  • Anna Bradley 0151 252 5853
  • Noala Bradshaw 0151 252 5381
  • Kath Millar 0151 252 5249
  • Keith Thornborough 0151 282 4747

Diabetes Dietitians

  • Francesca Annan 0151 252 5373
  • Emma O’Sullivan 0151 228 4811 (Switchboard extension 3234)

Diabetes Consultants

  • Dr Paul, Dr Ghatak and Dr Mehta (via Pathway Coordinator) 0151 282 4518

Clinical Psychology

  • Dr Anna Simmons and Dr Laura Nicholson 0151 252 5586

You can also email the team at diabetes@alderhey.nhs.uk with any queries and for sending downloads from your pump or blood glucose meter to the team. We always try to reply to your email within three working days.

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