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

AlertCoronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of taste or smell, do not come to our hospitals. Follow the national advice on coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please find information on our services and visiting restrictions in our COVID-19 section.

Patients and visitors must wear a face covering in our hospitals.

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Team contacts


For emergency contact details please see 'Urgent Advice'

Urgent advice


  • Dr Fiona Ryan, Clinical Lead
  • Dr Taffy Makaya
  • Dr Rachel Besser, NPDA and Research Lead
  • 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

Mrs Jane Haest, Lead Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Mrs Diana Yardley

Mrs Elaine O'Hickey (DSN for Schools) (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday term-time only)

Mrs Catherine Earnshaw-Crofts (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday)

Miss Hannah Powell

Mrs Sarah Chapman (Banbury, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)

Mrs Jo Ellis (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)

Ms Emily Denton (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)


Ms Anne-Marie Frohock, Lead Paediatric Diabetes Dietitian

Mrs Karen Ross

Ms Claire Bedworth

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Mary Owen

  • Psychology Secretary - Wendy Wyatt
  • Tel: 01865 234187

Diabetes Educator

Mrs Karen Ross


Research Nurses

Ms Jane Bowen-Morris, Lead Paediatric Diabetes Research Nurse

Ms Clare Megson, Paediatric Diabetes Research Nurse

Ms Alison West, Paediatric Diabetes Research Nurse

Administration and support staff

  • Ms Nina Marong, Nursing Assistant
  • Ms Maria Qayyum, 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