Leech, Dr Nicola

Dr Nicola LeechConsultant Diabetologist

  • Consultant Diabetologist
  • Tel: 0191 282 3844
  • GMC Code: 3292633
  • Qualifications: MBCHB MRCP MD FRCP
  • Special Interests

    Diabetes in young adults

    Diabetic foot problems

    Predication and prevention of Type 1 Diabetes

  • Biography

    I trained at Manchester Medical School and after 3 years in junior posts went to Seattle USA to do a fellowship in diabetes and immunology which formed the basis of my MD and ongoing research interest.  I have been a consultant in Newcastle since 2000 developing the specialist diabetes service and in particular the foot service, young adults clinic and inpatient diabetes care.  I continue to be involved in research in prevention of type 1 diabetes.

  • Directorate


  • Hospital Base

    Clinics at Newcastle Diabetes Centre, Westgate Road and Ward 31 RVI.

  • Clinics Provided

    Specialist Diabetes Clinic; weekly Wednesday morning

    Diabetes young adults clinic; weekly Thursday afternoon

    Diabetes paediatric transition clinic: Thursday morning 4 per year

    Diabetes foot clinic: weekly Friday morning

    Inborn errors of metabolism clinic: alternate weeks Monday afternoons

  • Name of Secretary
    Louise Harding
  • Any other Information
  • Nicola Leech 
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