Endocrinology and metabolic medicine

General endocrinology is treated here at Airedale by our endocrinologists. We also perform fine needle aspiration of thyroid procedures.

A lipid clinic is also held every third Tuesday of the month at Skipton hospital. The referral criteria for the clinic is

  • Failure to respond or intolerant to traditional lipid lowering therapy
  • Unusually high or spectacular lipid values
  • Suspected familial lipid disorders
  • Need for combined lipid lowering therapy
  • Recent pancreatitis
  • Xanthomas