REMEDY : BNSSG referral pathways

Rapid Access Clinic

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Service Overview

NBT operates a nurse led rapid access clinic at their Diabetes Unit,  Monday - Friday between 14:00 - 16:00. 

The purpose of clinic is to see urgent referrals in a timely manner.  For advice or to discuss referrals - Tel: 07500027385

See NBT's primary care referral pathway for more information.

Referral Guidance

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Newly diagnosed type1

  • Newly pregnant with type 1 or type 2

  • Problems needing urgent specialist advice e.g. sever and/or frequent hypoglycaemia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients requiring hospital transport

  • Patients under paediatric care

  • Diabetic foot problems

  • Any non acute diabetes problem

  • Acute eye problems.

Referrals must be raised using the DRAC referral form and faxed to 0117 323 6379.  Referrals need to be received by 12 midday for patients to be seen the same day otherwise next day service.