Johnstone, Dr Helen

Dr Helen JohnstoneConsultant Paediatric Endocrinologist

  • Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist
  • Tel: 0191 282 5323
  • GMC Code: 3548255
  • Qualifications: MB BS BMedSci MD
  • Special Interests

    Non-Type 1 diabetes, Endocrine dysfunction following treatment for brain tumours, osteogenesis imperfecta

  • Biography

    I trained in Newcastle, qualifying in 1991. My postgraduate training was mainly in  the North East of England, with a brief spell at Guy’s Hospital in London before returning to Newcastle. I obtained my first Consultant post here in 2006. I am involved in a number of areas of research including Type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. As well as weekly general endocrine and diabetes clinics, I run a clinic for children with metabolic consequences of obesity, and I'm involved in joint clinics with the genetics team and the paediatric oncologists.

  • Directorate

    Children's Services

  • Hospital Base

    Royal Victoria Infirmary

  • Clinics Provided

    General endocrinology, diabetes (type 1 and 2), Transition service (diabetes and endocrinology), joint genetics clinic, joint oncology clinic

  • Name of Secretary
    Louise Richardson
  • Helen Johnstone 
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