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About us

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
  • osteoporosis
  • 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.

The team


  • Dr Alison Dawson MD FRCP Consultant in Acute Medicine and Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Dr Susana Gonzalez MD FRCP Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Honorary Senior Lecturer
  • Dr Steve Peacey MD FRCP Consultant in Endocrinology, Honorary Senior Lecturer
  • Dr Donald Whitelaw MD FRCP Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Honorary Senior Lecturer

Contact details

For appointments please call 01274 274274.


Please view a location for further information, including opening and visiting times.

Duke of York Wing