The sick day rules below are for those living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. They have been adapted to include a few extra steps for people to consider during the current COVID-19 situation. If you have the TREND or DAFNE sick day rules you can still follow these – the core advice is the same.
Please be aware that most of the North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS) team have now been redeployed to help our NHS colleagues in the hospital during this overwhelming time. Therefore, ALL routine appointments and phone follow ups have been cancelled until further notice. Individual clinician’s mobiles and emails will not be in use, but