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Dr Aileen Alston

First name(s)
About me
Dr Aileen Alston is a consultant paediatrician with over 15 years clinical experience. She has been a consultant paediatrician at Queen Mary's Horpital for Children for two years and is currently the lead for general paediatrics. She has an active interest in teaching and is an APLS instructor and lead for paediatric postgraduate education.
020 8296 3086
Undergraduate training
University of Glasgow
Graduated in 1993 with MBChB (Commendation)
Postgraduate training
Dr Aileen Alston worked initially in Glasgow, then as expedition doctor with Raleigh International in Chile, followed by a year in Invercargill in New Zealand.

Dr Aileen Alston completed her paediatric training in the South Thames Region and endocrine and diabetes training at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, St George's Hospital, King's College Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital.
Professional career
MRCPCH (2000)
DCH (2000)
DPMSA (2002)
MSc (Distinction) (2003)
Prizes, memberships and fellowships
Member of British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Member of British Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology and Professional member of Diabetes UK
Conditions treated
Diabetes including Type 1,Type 2, secondary diabetes, including insulin pump service and continuous subcutaneous glucose sensing.
All paediatric and adolescent endocrine disorders (including growth, puberty, pituitary, thyroid, adrenal and gonadal disorders)
Outpatient services
Weekly endocrine clinic, Queen Mary's Hospital for Children (QMCH), Wednesday afternoon
Weekly diabetes clinic, QMHC, Tuesday afternoon
Quarterly joint diabetes transition clinic
Quarterly joint cystic fibrosis and diabetes clinic
General paediatric clinic
Inpatient and day case services
Consultant of the week for general paediatrics on a 1:4 basis
Supervision of endocrine dynamic investigations performed by paediatric endocrine nurse specialist on paediatric assessment unit.
Record last modified 22/06/2009

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