Professor John New

Consultant Physician

MB BS, FRCP


Specialises in

  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Medical disorders of the thyroid gland
  • Weight management

I went to medical school in Newcastle upon Tyne and trained in Newcastle, Liverpool and Leeds before moving to Salford in 1996. Over the last 10 years I developed the Salford Weight Management Services, which provides a holistic, patient-centred, multidisciplinary weight management service. This service includes dieticians, clinical psychologists, nurse specialists and bariatric surgeons.

I, with Professor Stanga, run a joint diabetic eye service. This ensures that patients get the best treatments both for their diabetic eye disease, and their diabetes. This joint approach ensures the best outcomes for people with diabetes.

I am a co-author on the Royal College of Physicians guidance for the treatment of obesity. I have presented at numerous national meetings about the effective treatments for weight loss in people with and without diabetes. Within Salford Royal I am involved in the insulin pump clinic and was appointed by the National Technology Appraisal Centre as one of the two national specialists in insulin pump therapy.

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General Medical Council Number: C3240997

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor John New at Spire include:

Endocrinology and diabetes

Other treatments

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Endocrinology
Diabetes
Diabetic eye disease
Diabetic medicine
Endocrinology and diabetes mellitus
Obesity
Thyroid disease

Insulin pumps

Qualification and professional memberships

Current NHS posts

Consultant Physician specialising in Diabetes and Obesity, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical Lead for Obesity Services, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester4

Contact information

Private secretary Diane McNulty