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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxfordshire Children's Diabetes Service

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Team contacts


For emergency contact details please see 'Urgent Advice'


  • Dr Rachel Besser, Clinical Lead
  • Dr Fiona Ryan
  • Dr Taffy Makaya
  • Dr Rani Pal
  • Dr Ranjini Mohan

Specialty Doctor

  • Dr Rosemary London
  • Dr Supriyo Basu

You may see a doctor whose name is not on the list. This is because we help to train doctors in our hospitals, and sometimes they join our team for a year of specialist training. Our trainee doctors are always closely supervised by an experienced member of our multidisciplinary team.

Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurses


Clinical Psychologist

  • Dr Kate Green
  • Psychology Secretary - Wendy Wyatt
    • Tel: 01865 234187

Diabetes Educator

Research Nurses

Administration and support staff

  • Ms Nina Marong
    Nursing Assistant
  • Mr Will Lanier
    Diabetes Secretary
  • Mrs Mary Cheeseman
    Diabetes Team Administrator

Urgent advice

Please carry out a Blood Glucose Test and a Ketone test and have your results book to hand before calling us.

If you are unable to contact your Nurse, please call:

  • Oxford University Hospitals switchboard: 0300 304 7777
    • Paediatric Endocrinology Registrar: Bleep 1775
  • Children's Ward, Horton General Hospital: 01295 229001:
    • Bleep 403

If no reply, or during the night:

  • Paediatric Registrar: Bleep 1392

In the unlikely event of not being able to contact any of the above if your child is ill, do not wait, call your GP or 999, or come to A&E.

Contact us - weekdays

Please call your Nurse (mobile reception varies on our hospital sites)

Out-of-hours (weekends 8.00am - 11.00pm; weekdays 5.00pm - 11.00pm)

  • Out-of-hours mobile: 07823 533 466
  • Texts will not be received on this phone but voicemails will be.

Technical support

If you have technical problems with your pump, manufacturers provide 24 hour helpline support.

  • Roche: 0800 701 000
  • Animas: 0800 055 6606
  • Medtronic: 01923 205167
  • Ypsomed (Omnipod): 0344 856 7820