What we do

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.

For more detailed information, visit our Introduction to Diabetes micro-website here.

Services we offer

The Endocrinology Team provides services in all aspects of endocrinology

  • Pituitary dysfunction
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Reproductive disorders
  • Calcium metabolism
  • Osteoporosis

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.

Contact details

For appointments please call (01274) 274274.

Opening times

Monday – Friday: 09.00 – 17.00.

Useful links

NHS Choices: Diabetes www.nhs.uk/conditions/diabetes/
Key information on diabetes, its causes and treatment.

Diabetes UK: Northern and Yorkshire www.diabetes.org.uk/In_Your_Area/Northern__Yorkshire

Patient information leaflets

Interested in joining our team?

Our talented and compassionate staff care for a diverse population, which is what makes Bradford such a special place to work. Choosing the right people is key to our success. If you think you’ve got what it takes, please contact us by email at careers@bthft.nhs.uk to discover more about our latest opportunities.

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