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Who is this service for?

Our Diabetes and Nutrition Service (DANS) provides education, information and support on diabetes and nutrition to individuals, their carers and healthcare professionals in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

What we do

The service consists of Dietitians, Diabetes Specialist Nurses and an Administration Team and is a one stop shop for education and advice for diabetes.

If you are a patient, this service can help you to take control of your condition and support you to make good choices for a healthy life. We also provide training courses for GPs and healthcare professionals, as well as clinical support to GP practices.

Services available for Health Care Professionals:

  • Education/training days for health care professionals
  • Advice and guidance for health care professionals via telephone or email
  • Joint working in practices to support upskilling of primary care clinicians
  • Virtual clinics in GP practices
  • Skill builder sessions at GP practices – onsite clinical updates/ education sessions as agreed with individual GP practices.
  • Provision and supply of type 2 diabetes information packs (Purple Pack) with diabetes care plan.

How do I access this service?

The Diabetes and Nutrition Service accepts referrals from any healthcare professional for Diabetes education courses, self-referral for the Diabetes education courses can be considered. Please telephone the number on the right to discuss your self-referral.

Referrals to the services other than structured education need to be made by your GP or Lead Clinician.

I’m a clinician – how do I make a referral to this service?

Referral information and other clinical guidance can be found on the CCG’s Remedy site:

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Diabetes and Nutrition Services

John Milton Clinic,
Crow Lane,
BS10 7DP


Tel: 0300 124 5908
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Have you been offered a video consultation?

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Diabetic eye screening

Diabetic eye screening in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) is now provided by InHealth Intelligence.

Visit the BNSSG Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (DESP) website >

Useful links

Support groups

Portishead Diabetes Support Group

Tel: Diabetes Practice Nurse: 01275 841630

Weston-super-Mare Diabetes UK

Tel: Ann Barrett on 01934 822679

Avon & Somerset Peer Advisors Support Group

Tel: 07586 320855