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 (DSN)

Laura Elwood
Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Ann Chambers
Inpatient Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Marian Dolan
Inpatient Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Janet Reid
Zhara Gregory
Shirley Fernandez
Christophine Asogwa
Princy Pereira
Adjoa Sao
Joyce Owusuah
Gill Roe
Pippa Quail
Jacqui Chapman
Adjoa Agyenim-Boateng
Charity Kasimu-Hayibor

Diabetes specialist dietitians

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

Diabetes lay educators

Laura Resca
Gulistan Turan
Nazmin Khan
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