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I have trained in the North West of England in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Medicine. I have had extensive experience in various fields of diabetes including diabetic foot, ante-natal diabetes, type 1 diabetes, diabetic nephropathy. I also have experience in running weight management clinics. In the field of Endocrinology, I have worked in the centres of Excellence, Salford Royal Hospital as well as Manchester Royal Infirmary. I am experienced in managing thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and pituitary disease as well as polycystic ovarian syndrome, Calcium and Vitamin D abnormalities.
Areas of interest
Type 2 diabetes
Obesity and metabolism
Thyroid and parathyroid disorders
Current NHS consultant posts held
Currently I am working as a Physician in Acute Medicine, Diabetes & Endocrinology at Tameside General Hospital.
I have done 2 years of research in the field of Diabetic Neuropathy with Professors Andrew Boulton and Rayaz Malik at Manchester Royal Infirmary/University of Manchester.
I am an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Manchester and am regularly involved in undergraduate teaching and training.
The Incidence of Asymptomatic Onychomycosis in Diabetes mellitus. H Rathur, A Housley, SM Rajbhandari. Clinical Research on Foot & Ankle 2015
Identify the underlying cause of raised prolactin. Rathur HM, McGlynn S, Kearney T. Practitioner 2008; 252 (1708): 22-32
The Diabetic Foot. Rathur HM, Boulton AJM. Clinics in Dermatology 2007; 25: 109-120.
The Neuropathic Diabetic Foot. Rathur HM, Boulton AJM. Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology & Metabolism 2007; Vol 3 No1: 14-25.
Recent advances in the diagnosis and management of diabetic neuropathy. Rathur HM, Boulton AJM. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2005; 12 (87-B): 1606-1610.
Painful Diabetic Neuropathy can be a clinical challenge. Malik RA, Rathur HM. Diabetes Dialogue 2005; 2-7.
Pathogenesis of foot ulcers and the need for offloading. Rathur HM, Boulton AJM. Hormone and Metabolic Research 2005; 37: Suppl 1:61-8.
Update on the diabetic foot. Rathur HM, Dang CN, Prasad YDM, Rayman G, Boulton AJM Practical Diabetes International 2005; 22: 188-188a.
Prevention of diabetic foot ulcers: Holy Grail of foot clinics. H Rathur, SM Rajbhandari. International Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism 2003; 11: No.3: 56-61.
Courses offered to GPs
Type 2 diabetes
Thyroid and parathyroid disease
- MRCP (Endocrinology & Diabetes) Royal College of Physicians, UK 2012
- MD University of Manchester 2012
- MRCP (UK) Royal College of Physicians, UK 2002
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians, London 2015
Reference number 5199384
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2010
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physicians
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
Society for Endocrinology
Society of Acute Medicine
- 170 Barlow Moor RoadDidsburyManchesterM20 2AF
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 0161 226 0112
- Pall Mall Medical Manchester, M2 4PD
- 17:30 - 19:30
- 0161 832 2111
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.