Diabetes and COVID-19

For people with diabetes here is a link to very helpful information from Diabetes UK:



Our Service

Vernova provides a community-based service for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. The service aims to work with your GP practice to provide additional specialist support to patients where requested by their GP.

Treatment and care is mainly provided by Diabetes Specialist Nurses, who are supported by doctors with additional training and qualifications in diabetes medicine.

Linda Horne – Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Ann Metters – Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Irene Doldon – Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Karen Bliss – Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Dr Tom Steele – GP with an interest in Diabetes

Dr Adrian Heald – Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Clinics are offered in a number of sites across Eastern Cheshire – Macclesfield, Congleton, Handforth, and Alderley Edge.

We also provide structured education for patients to help give them the knowledge, skills and confidence to live well with their condition.

Telephone  01625 264180

E-mail      cmicb-cheshire.diabetesvernova@nhs.net