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Diabetes Service


We are a community-based Diabetes Specialist Nurse team, who provide education and support to patients with diabetes in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.

We work closely with local GP practices and have Diabetes Consultant support from the James Paget University Hospital.

What you can expect from our service:

  • Education and information about your diabetes
  • Lifestyle advice
  • Full review of your current treatments for diabetes and what they do
  • Discussion of potential treatments for your diabetes


Criteria for referral to the service includes adults with type 2 diabetes who are registered with a GP in the Great Yarmouth and Waveney area.

Referrals are made via your GP or practice nurse, from the hospital or a healthcare professional.


East Coast Community Access (ECCA): 01493 809977 – our operational hours are 7 days a week, 365 days a year, between 7am and 8pm.

Please note this is not an emergency telephone line. If you need urgent assistance or advice, please contact either your GP or NHS 111.

Service times: Our hours of work are 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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