Diabetes and Endocrinology

The dedicated Endocrine and Diabetes Centre operates from the north wing at Russells Hall Hospital. The centre assists in the long-term management of patients with diabetes.


Patients can benefit from services such as:

  • Specialist diabetes service during hospital stay
  • Retinal screening
  • Pre-conception and antenatal care
  • Adolescence care
  • Insulin pump therapy
  • Carbohydrate counting courses
  • Specialist foot clinic
  • 72 hour continuous glucose monitoring
  • Group type 2 diabetes sessions
  • GLP-1 mimetic therapy

Diabetes staff introduce innovations as they arise.


The endocrinology department offers a wide range of services, including:

  • General endocrinology
  • Pituitary
  • Growth
  • Adrenal
  • Thyroid
  • Calcium and metabolic bone disorders

In addition, we have a reproductive endocrinology service which also includes management of:

  • Infertility
  • Endocrine disorders during pregnancy
  • Gonadal disorders

The endocrine service is multi-disciplinary and supported by a dedicated endocrine nurse specialist. Referrals can be made via the Choose and Book system or by letter to a specific consultant.

Clinic times

Russells Hall Hospital

  • Monday – Morning
  • Tuesday – Morning
  • Wednesday – Morning
  • Thursday – Morning and afternoon

Corbett Hospital Outpatient Centre

  • Monday – Afternoon

Key staff

Patient information leaflets

Useful information

This service is available at:
  • Russells Hall Hospital
  • Corbett Hospital Outpatient Centre
Where to find us
  • Ground floor, north wing, Russells Hall Hospital
  • Reception, Corbett Hospital Outpatient Centre
Telephone numbers
  • (01384) 456111 (Switchboard)
  • Extension 3399 (Main desk, Endocrine and Diabetes Centre)
  • Extension 3684/3684 (Reception, Endocrine and Diabetes Centre)

Service details

Clinical directorate
  • Acute Specialist Care
Management team
  • Dr Jo Taylor
    Clinical director
  • Dr Terence Pang
    Medical service head