"Diabetes"

About: Birley Health Centre Northern General Hospital / General medicine Royal Hallamshire Hospital / General medicine

(as the patient),

I am having ongoing problems with regulating my diabetes and seem to be taking more and more tablets. I know I can have an appointment with one of the nurses to discuss matters but appreciate how busy they are. I wonder if it would be possible to run a support group for fellow sufferers (say once a month or even once a quarter) at the practice where ideas for diet etc could be passed around with the support of a professional. This would benefit not only those already diagnosed but those who are borderline.

I like the text reminder for appointments.

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Responses

Response from Chris Kearton, Practice Manager, Birley Health Centre

Thank you for taking the time to give feedback, we are really interested in your idea and would like you to conact the surgery to arrange a meeting to discuss this. Please email chris.kearton@nhs.net or ring and ask for chris practice manager. We are also starting a virtual patient group which i feel you may be interested in aswell !!

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