Dr Julie Tomlinson

Dr Julie Tomlinson

Honorary Clinical Lecturer

Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences


Consultant Nurse, Advanced Nurse Practitioner
St. Austell Healthcare, Cornwall 

Honorary Clinical Lecturer
Plymouth Medical School


PhD Medical Studies (Peninsula College Medicine & Dentistry)

MSc Healthcare (Exeter University)

BSc(Hons) Health studies (Plymouth University)

PgDip Clinical Education

PgCert Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Registered General Nurse

Specialist Practitioner Public Health

Research interests

  • Cardiometabolic risks associated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Diabetes (type 2)
  • Obesity
  • General Practice

Key publications are highlighted

Hardwick R, Heaton J, Griffiths G, Vaidya B, Child S, Fleming S, Hamilton WT, Tomlinson J, Zhelev Z & Patterson A 2014 'Exploring reasons for variation in ordering thyroid function tests in primary care: a qualitative study' Qual Prim Care 22, (6) 256-261 Author Site
Tomlinson J, Letherby G, Pinkney J, Millward A & Stenhouse E 2013 'Raising awareness of polycystic ovary syndrome' Nurs Stand 27, (40) 35-39 Author Site , DOI
Tomlinson J, Millward A, Stenhouse E & Pinkney J 2010 'Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in polycystic ovary syndrome: what are the risks and can they be reduced?' Diabet Med 27, (5) 498-515 Author Site , DOI
Conference Papers
Pinkney J, Mari A, Tura A, Bond K, Stenhouse E, Vincent RP & Tomlinson J 2015 'Insulin sensitivity with reactive hypoglycaemia: a metabolic subtype of polycystic ovary syndrome with reduced risks of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease' S302-S302
Tomlinson J, Mari A, Tura A, Bond K, Stenhouse E, Vincent RP & Pinkney J 2015 'The beta cell and insulin resistance in polycystic ovary syndrome: new insights into the origins and prevention of type 2 diabetes' S190-S190