Hulse, Tony

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Endocrinology and diabetes consultant

Dr Tony Hulse - children's endocrinology and diabetes consultant

Area of expertise: children's endocrinology and diabetes.


Dr Tony Hulse was at Great Ormond Street Hospital from 1978-1980 as a research registrar establishing the first neonatal hypothyroid screening programme in the UK.

From 1983-1984, he worked as a research Fellow in San Francisco on growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH).

Moving to Evelina London Children's Hospital in 2007, Tony has established diabetes and endocrinology as a sub-specialty and developed endocrine clinics for patients with chronic renal problems, endocrine and diabetes transition clinics, a joint skeletal dysplasia and achondroplasia service.

He helped establish an insulin pump service at Evelina London and a collaborative project to form a south London children's diabetes centre with King's College and Lewisham Hospitals - Young Diabetes Connections.

Further information

Education and training

  • graduate of Cambridge University (Trinity College) and St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School
  • general and specialist paediatric training was in London and the south east, especially at St Thomas’ and Great Ormond Street Hospitals
  • 1988-2007: consultant paediatrician at Maidstone Hospital, before moving to Evelina London.

Specialist interests

  • diabetes in children and young people
  • growth and endocrine problems.

Research interests

  • thyroid problems in babies and children
  • secular trend in changes in body proportions throughout childhood
  • the role of GHRH in growth hormone release
  • various aspects of community growth surveillance
  • the utility of analysis of glucose downloads in children's diabetes
  • vitamin D and bone metabolism.


  • pharmaceutical industry funding for many years for an endocrine nurse
  • funding for a growth/renal database.



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