Diabetes is a complex condition that requires a number of health professionals to work together to provide an optimum level of care and treatment.
People with Type 1 diabetes are seen by the hospital service.
People with Type 2 diabetes are mostly seen in primary care.
The Team includes:
- General Practitioners
- Practice nurses
- Clinic receptionists and secretaries
- Clinical information systems staff
- Diabetes retinal screening staff
- Diabetes nurse specialists
Local Hospital Diabetes Clinics (Adults)
Clinics are held at Forth Valley Royal Hospital and Stirling Community Hospital. Clinic information is provided below:
Forth Valley Royal Hospital
For advice, contact Specialist Nurses (Monday – Friday 9 – 5pm:
- 01324 566000 – Switchboard
- 01324 566929 – Diabetes Specialist Nurses
- 01324 566412 or 566413 – Diabetes Clinic Reception
- 01324 566928 – Diabetes Admin Team
Stirling Community Hospital
For advice, contact Specialist Nurses (Mon-Fri 9-5pm)
Local Hospital Diabetes Clinics (Children)
The Children’s diabetes team holds clinics in both Stirling and Falkirk Community Hospitals.
There are also Young Person’s clinics held regularly for children from the age of 12 upwards. These are held together with the adult diabetes specialist – Dr John Doig (FVRH) and Dr Chris Kelly (Stirling). At each clinic, there are regular chiropody (or podiatry, as it’s now known) sessions, dietetic sessions and access to clinical psychologists.