The Fife Paediatric Diabetes Teamis responsible for the care of children and young people with diabetes (up to age of 18 years) across Fife. The Fife team is a mixture of doctors, nurses, dietician, psychologists and support workers. 

 

Meet the team:

Doctors:

Dr Tasker Consultant Paediatrician in Diabetes

Dr Watt Consultant Paediatrician in Diabetes

Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurses:

Lead PDSN Karen Moir

PDSN Angela Toruntay

Dietiticans:

Katie Duncan

Julie Nicol

Psychologists:

Dr Shona Murphy

Dr Ion Wyness

Diabetes support workers:

Elizabeth Arbuckle

Fiona Scullion

Isla Murdoch

 

We run clinics at both the Diabetes Centre Victoria Hospital and in the Carnegie Unit at Queen Margaret Hospital.

Paediatric clinics – VHK-QMH are held on Tuesdays both in the morning and the afternoons.     Paediatrics has a high HbA1c clinic which is a joint clinic with the Consultant and Psychologist.

Transition clinics (14-18y) are held once monthly in the afternoon on a Tuesday at the VHK and bi monthly at QMH on a Thursday afternoon.  

 

 

Why not download the useful Health Zone UK app today. Follow the simple instructions below.

  1. Download HealthZone UK app from App store (Apple) or Play store (Android)
  2. Search for Fife Children's Diabetes
  3. Allow permission for notifications
  4. Go to menu and settings and then select channels. Everyone should have urgent selected and then select the one relevant to you/your child

 

Useful Resources:

NHS Fife Patient Leaflets and Resources

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