Update: Coronavirus and Diabetes

People Living with Diabetes:

Diabetes services have adapted to continue to provide care and support through telephone, video and online clinics, with face to face care when needed.

Please read https://www.eastlondonhcp.nhs.uk/ourplans/diabetes for more information, education and support. The NHS continues to be here if you need us.



Diabetes UK Helpline: 0345 123 2399, or by emailing [email protected]. Open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 6pm

ABCD (Association of British Clinical Diabetologists)https://abcd.care/covid19/advice-patients

DESMOND FREE accesshttps://www.desmond-project.org.uk/mydesmo

To sign up for MyDesmond, email [email protected] with your name, preferred email address, the county you live in/your postcode and NHS number (if you have this to hand).

Type 1 DM resources. 






  • Group of diabetes HCPs
  • Offering support for people living with diabetes
  • Signposting to accredited information
  • Offering weekly seminars on relevant topics for type 1
  • CGM & flash glucose monitoring in CYP (30.4.2020)

Managing diabetes during Ramadan : https://www.diabetes.org.uk/guide-to-diabetes/managing-your-diabetes/ramadan




You can now contact us online about medical, administrative or prescription queries by clicking on the ‘Consult with your Doctor Online’ tab on the Practice website.

This short online form is the quickest and simplest way for the majority of our patients to access our clinical or administrative team for assistance. Our Practice phones lines remain open for anyone with accessibility needs who might find it difficult completing this form.

Please do not use the online form for urgent or emergency requests.

The submitted forms will only be read during Practice opening hours. The forms will not be read over the weekends or on bank holidays.

Please contact 111 during our out of hours or 999 if this is an emergency