Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.



Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.

You can read some general  NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

Community Diabetes Nursing Service - Bassetlaw

Our service is designed to support patients with type 2 diabetes to manage their condition. We offer this service in Bassetlaw to patients aged over 18.

We work with all providers of diabetes care such as hospitals, GPs and care homes. Our expert advice and support can help GP practices to treat adults with type 2 diabetes who are unstable or have complex needs. Our diabetes specialist nurses see patients alongside the nurse or GP and can also visit housebound patients on a short-term basis.                     

Our service is not for patients with type 1 diabetes.

Accessing our service

This service is available to those registered with a GP in the Bassetlaw area. Access to this service is via GP, district nurse, community matron or hospital consultant referral only. 

Contact and find us

Retford Primary Care Centre
North Road
DN22 7XF

Tel: 01777 274 422

Help in a crisis

Contact NHS 111 helpline.

Information for healthcare professionals

How to refer someone to this service

Via Single Point of Access number 01777 274 422


Lead clinician

Joanna Ranjaya


Service commissioned by

Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group



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