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Diabetes and Endocrinology

Welcome to the department


We offer a range of outpatient services for patients with diabetes or endocrinological (hormonal) disorders (e.g. thyroid disease, polycystic ovary syndrome).

How to get here

Park in the North Block Car Park or Multi-Storey on Craven Road. Cross London Road at the traffic lights, and the Diabetes and Endocrinology Centre is directly in front of you. There is limited parking at the centre.

Staff details

Matron: Alison Drew
 Chandrawati Mcculloch
Dr Gallen, Dr Theingi Aung, Dr Foteini Kavvoura
Associate Specialists: Dr. Diptendra Ghosh
Diabetes Specialist Nurses: Chandrawati Mcculloch and Patricka Ferdinand
Endocrine Specialist Nurse:
 Elizabeth Kasimba
Research Nurses:
 Julie Sutton

Any other information

If you are a diabetic or medical patient with us, please remember to bring a urine sample when attending a clinic appointment.

Wheelchair access: Wheelchair access at rear of building limited to patients weighing 80 kg or less.

Nearby facilities 

Nearest refreshment point

Facility for patients to make drinks in family room. Cold water dispenser on unit.

  • Convenience store (Main Entrance Block)
  • Coffee bar (Main Entrance Block)
  • Restaurant on level 1 (South Block)
  • League of Friends shop and tea bar (Maternity Block)


Useful contacts

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology
Melrose House
71 London Road

Endocrine secretaries 
0118 322 7969

Diabetes secretary
0118 322 7969

Bariatric secretary
0118 322 7969


    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust,
    London Road,
    RG1 5AN
    Email us
    Tel: 0118 322 5111