Children & Young People's Diabetes Team


We are a team of specialist trained paediatric diabetes nurses who visit families in the community. We provide support to schools, practical intervention and nursing care. The team is based in the Child & Adolescent Unit at Leighton Hospital, Crewe.

Service Details

Child & Adolescent Unit, Ward 16, Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Road, Crewe, CW1 4QJ (directions displayed on map)
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Service Type:
Health and Wellbeing
Age Range:
0 - 19 years
Age Band:
  • Early Years (Under 5)
  • Children (5-18)
  • Young Adults (14-25)
  • Adults (18+)
No cost
Is a referral required?:
Accepted referral methods:
  • Via GP or Health Professional
Additional Referral Information:
New referrals will not be accepted for young people over the age of 18. Children aged 16-19 are under the care of a Consultant Diabetologist and attend the adolescent service.
Eligibility criteria:
The child/young person must have diabetes and a nursing need.
Waiting List:
There is no waiting list for this service.
How is the service provided?:
  • Telephone
  • Face to face
  • Texting
  • Outreach Services
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • Alsager
  • Crewe
  • Nantwich
Service operates in the following neighbouring local authorities:
  • Cheshire West and Chester
Communication aids and support available:
  • Large Print Material
  • Translated Material
Additional information for assistance with communication:
Interpreter will be booked for service users with English as an additonal language. Translated and large print material available on request.
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible

Opening Times

Days service available:
  • Weekdays only
Opening Times - Monday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Tuesday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Wednesday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Thursday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Friday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Saturday:
Opening Times - Sunday:
Additional Opening Times:

This page was last updated on 04 January 2018

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This page was last updated on 04 January 2018


Contact Details

Contact Name:
Linda Edge (Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse)
01270 273574
01270 612074