The Endocrinology team at Aintree University Hospital consists of 18 consultants supported by endocrine specialist nurses.

We offer a wide range of specialist clinics including:

  • Pituitary clinic (Joint pituitary clinic based in Walton centre) 
  • Neuro Endocrine Tumour Clinic and MDT
  • MEN Clinic 
  • Thyroid Clinic
  • Young Adult and Transitional Endocrinology clinic
  • Adrenal clinic and MDT 
  • Antenatal Endocrinology Clinic
  • General Endocrinology clinics

We are a tertiary referral centre for endocrine services and receive referrals from all areas of Merseyside, North Wales, Cumbria and Lancashire. 

Our services cover all aspects of endocrinology including pituitary, adrenal, thyroid gland and parathyroid gland disorders, young adult and transitional endocrine services as well as managing hypogonadism and endocrine aspects of menstural and fertility disorders.

We are an ENETS centre of excellence and have the region’s largest neuroendocrine tumour service and multiple endocrine neoplasia service. 

We are also the region’s specialist weight management service providing input via the following services:

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Patients can be referred by GPs or community teams to our specialist clinics.

Patients will be offered face-to-face or telephone consultations.


Most endocrine outpatient clinics take place at:

Diabetes Centre
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology 
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Trust
Aintree site
L9 7AL

However, some may take place in Clinic E in the main hospital and the Elective Care Centre.

Please check the type of appointment and clinic address on your appointment letter before attending.

Our Endocrine Specialist Nursing team support the consultant team in the management of a variety of endocrine conditions including thyroid disorders, parathyroid disorders, hypogonadism and testosterone replacement, growth hormone replacement and adrenal disorders including hydrocortisone education. They help you coordinate your care, provide specialist advice when required and link with consultant team to offer the best possible care. 

The team consists of:

  • Chloe Clayton – Endocrine Specialist Nurse
  • Sharron Birch – Endocrine Specialist Nurse
  • Julie Graham – Endocrine Specialist Nurse.

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a research active trust, supporting and facilitating new innovative ways of providing healthcare to improve patient experience and outcomes. To find out about current research opportunities or register for future studies, please visit the Diabetes and Endocrine Research page.