Regular clinic visits are essential to ensure your child’s continuing good health. The diabetes team includes: doctors, diabetes nurses, diabetes dietitians, a psychologist and the clinic nurses.
Together they are responsible for helping you learn to manage the many different aspects of your child’s condition.
The Paediatric Diabetes Clinic is held in the Children's Clinic on Level 1, at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, every Thursday morning.
The Specialist Team is made up of the following:
Dr Chandan Yaliwal – Paediatric Diabetes Consultant
Dr Jo Spinks – Paediatric Diabetes Consultant (Clinical Lead)
Dr Claire Holt – Paediatric Diabetes Consultant
Dr Cathy Golding – Paediatric Diabetes Associate Specialist
Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurses
Andrea Jones (Team Lead)
Paediatric Diabetes Dietitians
Paediatric Diabetes Psychologist
Dr Ines Banos
In addition there are outpatient clinic nurses, play specialists and clinic receptionists
Diabetes Clinic visits are an opportunity for you, your child and the Specialist Diabetes Team to discuss any matters related to your child’s diabetes. You will need to visit the clinic at least four times a year as part of your child’s regular diabetes care.