VELOCITY Clinic

The Manchester VELOCITY Clinic is part of the Tommy's Research Centre at St Mary's Hospital. The clinic provides multidisciplinary care for women who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

At the VELOCITY Clinic, women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are given specialist, multidisciplinary care. The clinic is led by Dr Myers alongside a team of specialist midwives, diabetes specialist nurses and a diabetologist. The clinic provides additional monitoring and support for the management of diabetes (including glucose sensors) and extra ultrasound scans throughout the pregnancy.

Dr Jenny Myers, who runs the clinic, runs a research programme within the Tommy’s Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre and women attending the VELOCITY clinic are invited to take part in the research studies.

Referral information

Patients can be referred to the VELOCITY Clinic by their midwife, GP or consultant.

The clinic helps women with: 

  • type 1 or type 2 diabetes diagnosed before or during pregnancy
  • pre-gestational diabetes with evidence of vascular complications (retinopathy, nephropathy)

Women attending the clinic are offered: 

  • preconception care
  • antenatal care
  • additional ultrasound scans

Visit our referral information page for more information

Clinic information

The clinic is located at:

5th Floor Tommy's Research Centre

Saint Mary's Hospital

Manchester

The secretary can be contacted on (0161) 276 6116, Monday - Friday, 8.30 am - 4.30 pm.

If you have any questions you can speak to a VELOCITY Clinic midwife. They are available Monday to Friday, 9.00 am - 4.30 pm, on (0161) 701 6980.

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