Intermediate Diabetes Specialist Service (IDSS)

Intermediate Diabetes Specialist Service (IDSS)

Main Address

  • Hornsey Rise Health Centre
    Hornsey Rise
  • NY19 3YU
  • 020 7527 1710 (Islington) 020 7527 1713 (Haringey) - after hours, please contact GP
The intermediate diabetes service provides diabetes management to patients living in Haringey and Islington.

The team includes diabetes specialist nurses, diabetes specialist dietitians, diabetes psychologist (Islington only) and support from a diabetes consultant.

Diabetes clinics take place at a variety of locations throughout Haringey and Islington depending on where the patient lives. Domiciliary visits are also provided.

Group education and self-management is a key component of the service. Islington runs 'DESMOND' (diabetes education and self-management for ongoing and newly diagnosed) for people with type 2 diabetes. Haringey runs conversation maps for people with type 2 diabetes. 

A seven week self-management programme is available to patients, which aims to help participants to build skills, knowledge and the self-belief needed to effectively manage their diabetes.


Provide efficient and effective care for patients with diabetes in Haringey and Islington.

Client Groups

Adults with type 2 diabetes

General Enquiries

Jenni Clennon


One-to-one clinic appointments, home visits (Islington) and group education sessions.
9am – 5pm Monday – Friday excluding bank holidays
Haringey: refer via Central Bookings (email / tel: 020 3316 1600)
Islington: refer via Central Bookings (email / tel: 020 3316 1111)
Postal address for Islington and Haringey Referrals:
Central Bookings Service
Level 4
Highgate Wing
Dartmouth Park Hill
N19 5JG
Last updated18 Mar 2021
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