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Blood Testing

Last updated on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Arrowe Park Hospital outpatients - Adults The phlebotomy clinic is located in clinic 5 in the main outpatient department at Arrowe Park Hospital. If you are seeing a consultant and require a blood test the same day, take a number and you will be called. If you require a blood test prior to your...

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Tag:   blood (10)     test (9)     scan (10)     investigation (1)     phlebotomy (2)     glucose (1)     sugar (2)     blood sugar (4)     iron (1)     deficient (1)    

Diabetes

Last updated on Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse has knowledge in the management of children and young people with Diabetes. From diagnosis they provide home stabilisation that consists of twice daily home visits providing support and education until the family feels confident. The specialist nurses pr...

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Tag:   diabetes (7)     sugar (2)     blood sugar (4)     testing (5)     levels (2)     home care (9)    

Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (DESP)

Last updated on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Untreated diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common causes of sight loss. When the condition is caught early, treatment is effective at reducing or preventing damage to your sight.  Diabetic retinopathy occurs when diabetes affects small blood vessels, damaging the part of the eye called...

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Diabetes and Endocrinology

Last updated on Tuesday, May 2, 2023

What we do The service provides a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient service for both Diabetes and Endocrinology (the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones). We have an inpatient bed-base at Arrowe Park Hospital and outpatient clinics at both Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge H...

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Tag:   diabetes (7)     blood sugar (4)     insulin (1)     type I (1)     type II (1)     type 2 (1)     type 1 (1)     Endocrinology (1)     hormones (3)    

Diabetes

Last updated on Monday, October 5, 2020

Poor control of blood sugar at the time of an operation is known to increase the risk of poor wound healing and infections. This could delay your recovery and may even result in the failure of a joint replacement operation. Target is blood sugar between 4-10mmol/l and HbA1c less than 69mmol/mol,...

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Diabetes

Last updated on Monday, October 2, 2023

Welcome to the Diabetes Specialist Dietitian Team! Our team of registered dietitians specialises in providing nutritional care for patients with diabetes. Our Services: Our team comprises specialist dietitians who provided individualised nutritional care plans for patients with diabetes. We wo...

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Weight management

Last updated on Thursday, February 21, 2019

Being overweight puts stress on all your body’s organs especially your heart.  It increases your chances of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, breathing problems and stroke.  It also increases your chances of having complications after surgery such as blood clots, chest infections and difficulty br...

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Catering

Last updated on Monday, September 13, 2021

The Catering Department at Wirral University Teaching Hospital has recently gone through a number of changes and also now looking at new and exciting initiatives, including patient menu and a range of staff and public services. As result there are many new positive actions already completed or p...

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