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West Suffolk Diabetes Service

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Have a look at the leaflet The Diabetes Clinic for information on the benefits of attending a diabetes clinic on a regular basis.

The West Suffolk Diabetes Service conduct a range of general and specialist diabetes clinics listed below.

West Suffolk General Diabetes Clinic

Dr Clark conducts a general diabetes clinic conducted every Wednesday morning at the West Suffolk Hospital.

Diabetic Foot Clinic

Dr Nishan Wijenaike undertakes this specialist Foot Clinic which takes place in the Chiropody department on the 4th Wednesday afternoon each month.

Diabetic Pregnancy Clinic

A specialist Clinic for Diabetes in Pregnancy conducted jointly by Dr Majeed, Consultant Physician and Mrs Sarah Gull, Consultant Obstetrician.

It is held in the ante-natal Clinic  on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Wednesday afternoon of the month commencing at 2pm.

St Leonard's Diabetes Clinic (Sudbury)

This clinic takes place on 1st, 2nd and 5th Thursday of each month -  9 am to 1 pm.

This is a general diabetes clinic conducted by Dr Wijenaike who also holds clinics in Thetford and Newmarket on a regular basis.

Newmarket Hospital Diabetes Clinic

This is held on the first Tuesday of each month at 2pm.

Thetford Cottage Hospital Diabetes Clinic

This is held on the 4th Thursday of each month - 9 am to 1 pm.

Young Adults' Diabetes Clinic

Dr Majeed and Nicky Chatters look after the younger people with diabetes. It is held on the 2nd Wednesday afternoon of each month.

Eye Screening Service

Richard Dewhirst manages our new Digital Eye Camera screening service.

The latest schedule can be found on the following page: Eye Screening Schedule.

West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2QZ, tel:01284 713000