Contact Details for Referrals:

Diabetes Specialist Nurses (DSN): DiabetesSpecial.Nurse@southerntrust.hscni.net Trust wide: (028) 3756 1366

Diabetes Specialist Dietitians (DSD): ahp.cbu@southerntrust.hscni.net South Tyrone: (028) 37565308     Lurgan:  (028) 37561049            Newry:    (028) 37562060

Diabetes Specialist Podiatrists: ahp.cbu@southerntrust.hscni.net  Tel: (028) 37563444

Diabetes Specialist Physiotherapist: ahp.cbu@southerntrust.hscni.net  Tel: (028) 37565308

DESMOND programme for Type 2 Diabetes: ahp.cbu@southerntrust.hscni.net

For further information about structured education programmes:

Diabetes.Spe@southerntrust.hscni.net   Diabetes Secretary, 1st Floor Lurgan H&SS Centre, 100 Sloan Street, Lurgan, BT66 8NT.


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Diabetes Prevention Programme

The number of people living with diabetes in Northern Ireland is estimated at 96,000 with Type 2 diabetes accounting for 90% of all cases. The Diabetes Prevention Programme is an evidence programme designed to help delay or prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes for those identified as pre diabetic by their nurse, pharmacist or doctor.  Changes in participant’s lifestyles can lead to a lowering of Blood sugar levels into normal health ranges. The Diabetes prevention program is run over a 9 month period with 18 individual sessions carried out in a group setting covering topics of Nutrition, exercise and Behaviour change.




Locations where this service is delivered


Malachy Nixon

Haven close, St Luke’s Hospital, 71 Loughgall road, Armagh, BT617NQ

Call us02837566200
Email usmalachy.nixon@southerntrust.hscni.net