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Diabetes & Endocrinology

glucose testingWe offer comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and day care services for Diabetes and Endocrinology from three main sites: Bishop Auckland General HospitalDarlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham.

Our aim is to treat patients as close to home as possible therefore we offer services at: Barnard Castle, Sedgefield, Chester le Street and Shotley Bridge community hospitals.

Our consultant led service also has dedicated clinical nurse specialists, additional specialist nursing support and therapies to provide a patient focused treatment programme including education and self-management.

Patient support is also provided via a dedicated specialist nurse led telephone helpline.

We work with dieticians and podiatrists who are specialised in the care of patients with diabetes and endocrinology associated disorders.

'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly, efficiently and professionally with full explanations and compassion from all staff involved'.

Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital