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St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust treats children and adolescents for growth, endocrine and diabetes problems. The endocrine service sees both local and regional patients either at St George’s or at peripheral outreach clinics. The paediatric diabetes service has been compliant with the Paediatric Diabetes Best Practice Tariff from 1st October 2012

We have close links with the adult diabetes and endocrine service to ensure a smooth transfer to the adult services.

What we offer

  • 2.5 general endocrine clinics per week, Dragon Children’s Centre
  • 2 diabetes clinic per week in the Dragon Children’s Centre, transition to adult clinic in the Thomas Addison Unit monthly, full paediatric MDT of nursing, dietetic, psychological and medical staff, provision for pump therapy and diagnostic CGMS, and meeting BPT standards
  • We also run special clinics for children with obesity, families with lipid problems, genetics problems, osteoporosis and blood disorders.
  • Endocrine service for children with cancer is also provided as part of the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.

Access information – The endocrine and diabetic teams take direct same day referrals from GPs for urgent cases. Written referrals can be directed to the Paediatric Endocrine/Diabetes secretary or through the e-Referrals Service.


Dr Assunta Albanese – Paediatric endocrinology
Monday am, Friday am and Friday pm
Dr Murray Bain – Paediatric endocrinology and diabetes
Monday am, Friday all day
Dr Christina Wei – Consultant paediatric endocrinologist and diabetologist
Paediatric endocrinology – Monday am and Tuesday pm
Paediatric diabetes – Wednesday pm
Transition and young adult joint endocrinology clinic with adult endocrinologist (Dr Gul Bano) 3rd Friday pm every month.
Paediatric urgent diabetic review clinic – 4th Monday am