Consultant Services

What we do
We offer a comprehensive specialist outpatient and inpatient service. This includes assessment of growth and puberty disorders and other complex hormone problems.

The diabetes team is a multidisciplinary team, where everyone with diabetes receive care and treatment from a range of professionals, including Diabetes Nurse Specialists, Consultants, paediatric dieticians and podiatrists.

Specializing in Diabetes, Endocrinology, Disorders of Hormones and Metabolism.
We have expertise in the full range of endocrine abnormalities occurring in children, adolescents and adults.

Conditions we treat

  • Growth disorders – short stature, tall stature
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Unduly early or late puberty
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Abnormalities in calcium metabolism
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity

Treatments we offer
For endocrine conditions, investigations such as blood tests, ultrasounds and scans are carried out. Appropriate treatment is then tailored according to the outcome of any investigations. Treatments can include a full range of hormone treatments such as growth hormone, thyroid hormone, puberty hormones and many other hormone therapies.

Treatments offered for Diabetes: diabetics receive multidisciplinary diabetes care from Diabetes Nurse Specialists, Consultants, Paediatric dieticians to support them to optimise their blood glucose control and their physical, psychological, intellectual, educational and social development.

A comprehensive range of options of insulin therapies may be used, including mixed insulins, multiple daily injection regimens and insulin pumps. Specialised treatments of other types of diabetes are also undertaken within the team: eg Type 2 diabetes in adolescents, Cystic Fibrosis related diabetes, diabetes following oncology treatments and neonatal diabetes.

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