Please note that all Diabetes Structured education at the Diabetes Centre and the community is cancelled until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please share this with anyone you know who is planning to attend. We will be looking to offer alternative on-line solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Post Covid 19 – information pack

The team provides diabetes services for inpatients and outpatients with diabetes in City and Hackney and elsewhere. Our diabetes specialist nurses, diabetes specialist dietitians and diabetes consultants also offer a range of services to primary care.

All the services we provide are listed on the left hand side of the page.

Making an appointment

Patients should be referred to the diabetes service by their GP. Appointments and referrals can be made by you or your GP via The Electronic Referral Service (e-RS). Patients may self-refer to education groups, walking group and awareness events. You can see a Diabetes Specialist Nurse and Dietitian at your G.P practice or at the Hospital, please speak to your G.P or Practice Nurse if you need to be referred

Hackney Diabetes Centre
Homerton Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Homerton Row
E9 6SR
tel: 020 8510 5920

Key staff

Diabetes specialist nurses

Laura Elwood - Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Ann Chambers - Inpatient Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Marian Dolan - Inpatient Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Janet Reid - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Zhara Gregory - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Shirley Fernandez - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Christophine Asogwa - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Princy Pereira - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Adjoa Sao - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Joyce Owusuah - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Gill Roe - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Pippa Quail - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Jacqui Chapman - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Adjoa Agyenim-Boateng - Diabetes Specialist Nurse
Charity Kasimu-Hayibor – Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Diabetes specialist dietitians

Vibhuti Mistry - Lead Diabetes and Obesity Dietitian
Owen Marples - Dietetic Specialist Dietitian
Marianne Ouaknin - Diabetes Specialist Dietitian
Luke Morris - Diabetes Specialist Dietitian
Sabia Begum - Diabetes Specialist Dietitian
Amanda Yang - Diabetes Specialist Dietitian
Feride Saglam Taskin – Diabetes Specialist Dietitian

Diabetes lay educators

Laura Resca
Gulistan Turan
Nazmin Khan
Rumina Rahman
Sharon Patashnik
Diabetes Education co-ordinator
Abies Obaiza

Diabetes Foot co-coordinator

Liliana Claribel Bran
Jabin Begum

Psychology in Diabetes

Samina Hassan - Specialist Psychological Therapist in Diabetes
Hajra Ahmed- Psychology Assistants
Berda Kara – Psychology Assistants

Diabetes service Lead

Louis Bolter