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Dr Jose was appointed a Consultant Endocrinologist at University Hospitals of North Midlands (previously University Hospital of North Staffordshire) in 2012, having completed his higher specialist training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General (Internal) Medicine from the West Midlands Deanery. During training, he took time out from the training programme to pursue research activities and obtain teaching qualifications.
Dr Jose was instrumental in streamlining and modernising the regional pituitary multi-disciplinary services as well as developing several new services. The lipid clinic, under his leadership, is now a fully functional service delivering newer therapies and is also part of a regional alliance to provide genetic testing. Working closely with genitourinary medicine team, he has played a pivotal role in developing a virtual metabolic clinic for patients with HIV disease.
Dr Jose is actively involved with the Keele Medical School in his role as the Prescribing co-Lead, helping to develop new teaching material and contributing to curriculum development.
Areas of interest
Management of pituitary disease; pituitary tumours; lipid disorders; hypercholesterolemia; new PCSK9 inhibitor injectable therapy are his specialist areas of interest.
This is in addition to his expertise in general endocrinology including thyroid, adrenal, parathyroid conditions, all aspects of adult diabetes care, insulin therapy, GLP-1 analogue therapy.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Royal Stoke University Hospital
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
Pituitary disease and its management
Dr Jose enjoys experimenting with new cooking recipes to the delight of his two children and to the relief of his wife who gets a break from cooking for two hungry monsters. He has also recently resurrected his interest in cricket at the encouragement of his son and plays in a local club.
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SELECTED PUBMED LISTED PUBLICATIONS
Primum non nocere. Resist the urge to treat; QJM 2016; 109 (8); 573-573
Hyperprolactinaemia during Psychotropic Drug Therapy: Endocrine effects and Practice Recommendations. British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2014; 75(50); 262-7
Can a baseline morning cortisol predict outcome of short Synacthen test in an endocrine unit in an outpatient setting. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2014 Aug 16. doi: 10.1111/cen.12585
The Effect of Weight Loss on Renal Function – a Retrospective Study of Patients after Bilio-pancreatic Diversion Surgery – Obes Surg. 2013;23(5):634-7
DEME (Diabetes Endocrinology in Medical Education) Survey – Evaluation of Endocrinology and Diabetes teaching at a UK Medical School –The British Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease 2012;12:153-154
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Diabetic Neuropathy: a Novel Association in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012; 186(5):434-41
Inpatient audit of hypoglycaemia in older people with type 2 diabetes. J Diabetes Nurs. 2011;15(9):343-347
Response at 3 months to insulin dose decisions made at exenatide initiation in the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists nationwide exenatide audit. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2011; 93(2):e87-91.
Safety, efficacy and tolerability of exenatide in combination with insulin in the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) nationwide exenatide. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2011; 13(8):703-10.
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea as a Cause of Headache Presenting to Emergency Department. QJM 2010; 104(12):1087-9
Exenatide Once-Weekly: Clinical Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction. Patient Preference and Adherence 2010:4 313–324
Challenges of treating thyroid disease: the need for a revisit. J R Soc Med 2007;100: 68
Absent inferior vena cava: an unusual cause of recurrent deep vein thrombosis; British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2015; 76 (4), 247-247
Diabetic cystopathy: Do we recognise this in our patients? Pract Diab Int 2011; 28(3):129-31
Glibenclamide controls ketosis-prone diabetes in a 32 year old woman with Kir6.2 mutation. Practical Diabetes Int 2009; 26(6) 244-245
Visual Impairment in an elderly man. New Zeal Med J 2008; 121(1274): 93
B Jose, AA Tahrani, AH Barnett. Early insulin initiation in type 2 diabetes. Evidence-based Management of Diabetes (J Vora, JB Buse, Eds.).TFM Publishing Ltd.
- MBBS Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India 1998
- MD Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India 2002
- MRCP (UK) RCP UK 2006
- PG Dip Ed (Bham) University of Birmingham 2011
- MRCP (Endocrinology Diabetes) RCP UK 2013
- FRCP Edin RCP Edinburgh 2014
- FHEA Higher Education Academy UK 2011
Reference number 6049616
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT Endocrinology, Diabetes, General Internal Medicine, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Society for Endocrinology
General Medical Council
European Society of Endocrinology
International Society of Endocrinology
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