University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Children's diabetes service

The paediatric diabetes service provides medical advice and support for children from 0 to 17 years of age with diabetes, their families and carers.

Clinics are held at Southampton General Hospital and Lymington Hospital. Southampton clinics are held on Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons. Lymington clinics take place on Tuesday mornings four times a year in January, April, July, and October.

The paediatric diabetes specialist nurses provide support and advice in the home and at school, nurseries and play groups. Find out more about our team. A rolling programme of education sessions for children and their families are provided monthly.

The Southampton children's diabetes team firmly believe that through research our understanding of diabetes will improve. There are currently a multitude of research projects going on nationally looking at causes of, prevention of and best ways of treating diabetes in children and young people. Find out more about research trials running in Southampton involving children with diabetes.

The children's diabetes service is part of the Wessex Paediatric Diabetes Network. The service has links with the Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians (ACDC), Diabetes UK, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (BSPED) and the Southampton Parents’ Support Group. 

For further information about the children's diabetes service, please contact us.