Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has a designated Diabetes and Endocrine Department located in the Duke of York Wing at Bradford Royal Infirmary.
It provides multidisciplinary outpatient and day-case services to adults with diabetes and endocrine disorders, as well as support and advice in the care of inpatients with diabetes and other endocrine problems.
The diabetes team provides a service for patients with newly-diagnosed diabetes as well as established diabetes. We offer the following specialist services to patients:
- insulin pump service
- renal diabetes clinics and support
- adolescent and young adult diabetes service
- diagnosis and treatment of rare and atypical forms of diabetes
- services for patients with complex diabetes-related problems
- services for pregnancy and pre-pregnancy planning
- diabetic foot ulcer service
- diabetes education programmes
These services are provided by a multidisciplinary team comprising doctors, nurses, dietitians, podiatrists and psychologists.
Advice, support and information is also provided to other healthcare professionals, and to families and carers.
The endocrinology team provides services in all aspects of endocrinology including:
- pituitary dysfunction
- adrenal disorders
- thyroid disorders
- reproductive disorders
- calcium metabolism
- transgender reassignment
Our service also includes assessment and treatment of patients with lipid disorders.
Our endocrine specialist nurses provide support, education and advice to patients with endocrine specific disorders and also arrange and perform endocrine procedures, diagnostic tests and treatments.
Alison Dawson MD
FRCP Consultant in Acute Medicine and Diabetes and Endocrinology
Susana Gonzalez MD
FRCP Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Honorary Senior
Steve Peacey MD
FRCP Consultant in Endocrinology, Honorary Senior Lecturer
Donald Whitelaw MD
FRCP Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Honorary Senior Lecturer