General medicine

Our general medicine consultants deal with a wide range of conditions including diabetes, chest complaints, kidney failure, heart attacks and severe stomach disorders.

Our services include:

  • Dermatology - the assessment and treatment of conditions associated with diseases of the skin; skin allergy
  • Diabetes - our diabetes team includes two hospital-based diabetes specialist nurses who support those with pre-existing or newly diagnosed diabetes
  • Endocrinology - specialist medicine which involves the study of glands that secrete hormones and the effect they have on the body. Sub-specialties include thyroid; thyroid oncology; lipid disorder and metabolic medicine

Diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism are based in the diabetes centre. Clinical services are provided by Dr Karl Metcalfe - the clinical lead - and Dr James Ahlquist, Dr Ayesha Siddiqui, Dr Philip Kelly and Dr Godwin Simon. Diabetes services are supported by our diabetes specialist nurses Sr Maureen Austin, Sr Michelle Purchese and Sr Jackie Reid. 

Contact us

Dermatology patient pathway co-ordinator (for patient queries):  01702 385332

Diabetes centre:  01702 385350

Endocrinology reception:  01702 435555 ext 6193