Endocrinology is the study and care of the endocrine system, which includes, but it not limited to:
- Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Mellitus
- Addison’s Disease
- Hormone problems
Patients are usually admitted via A&E or the Medical Admissions Unit (MAU), but the unit does take direct admissions from GPs, clinics and other services.
There are specialist nursing staff that work alongside the multi-disciplinary team to ensure Endocrine patients receive the best possible care.
You contact the service on:
- Ward 24, 01302 553154
- Chatsfield Suite, 01302 553211
Retinopathy Screening Service (Diabetic Eye Camera)
Diabetes is the single most common cause of blindness in people of working age in the United Kingdom and Western Europe. Despite this, early detection can significantly reduce the rate of impairment or even prevent it. The screening service for all diabetic patients within Doncaster, Bassetlaw and the Dearne Valley. Diabetic patients that are known to us are automatically referred to this service. Diabetic eye camera are installed at all of our hospital sites.
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Diabetic Antenatal Service
This Multi Disciplinary Team Service was set up to improve the care given to pregnant women and their unborn children and reduce the risk of congenital disorders. This is a one-stop service which brings together the skills and expertise of an Obstetrician, Diabetic Physician, Dietician, Midwife and Diabetic Nurse Specialist.
Diabetic Foot Ulcer Clinic
This service provides care for diabetic foot ulcers, with the aim of preventing hospital admissions, by expert care and good communication with wound care specialists and vascular surgeons.
Young Person’s Clinic & Diabetic Paediatric Clinic
These clinics aim to review the diabetic care of younger patients, and support them with their condition. The sessions encourage young people to share their issues and problems.
Other Clinics and Services
We also offer a range of other clinics and services, many of which are nurse-led by the Diabetic Specialist Nursing team. These include, but are not limited to:
- Bariatric Clinic
- Carb. Counting Sessions
- Transitional Clinic
Please click the links below to see more information about the service:
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