Dr Furrukh Jamil graduated in Pakistan. He completed his
Foundation Training at Alder Hay Children's Hospital, Liverpool,
before moving to the North East of England. He completed
his paediatric training in various hospitals in the North East and
subsequently spent two years at the Great North Children's
Hospital to gain experience of paediatric endocrine and
diabetes. He has been working as a consultant at Darlington
Memorial Hospital since June 2013.
Dr Jamil currently runs paediatric diabetic services at
Darlington Memorial Hospital and endocrine services across the
South of County Durham and Darlington. He also does general
paediatric clinics and looks after patients with metabolic
He is an active member of the British Society of Endocrine and
Diabetes, and part of the North East Paediatric Diabetic Network
and North of England Paediatric Endocrine Group.
Dr Jamil is also a keen educationalist and has taken over
the role of postgraduate lead for paediatrics at Darlington.
'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient
ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough
- could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'
Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community