Dr David Ewins


BM (Hons), DM, FRCP

GMC number: 2823759

Practicing since: 1983


Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, General (internal) Medicine

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Dr Ewins is a Consultant Endocrinologist at Nuffield Health Chester Hospital, The Grosvenor and has extensive experience in all aspects of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine and has been a consultant for over 20 years.

Having trained in Medicine at the University of Southampton he was awarded his medical degree with Honours and Clinical Distinction in 1983.

He underwent specialist training in Diabetes & Endocrinology at Kings College Hospital, London and the Manchester Royal Infirmary.

He received his Doctorate in Medicine (from the University of Southampton) in 1992.

Dr Ewins was appointed to his consultant post at the Countess of Chester Hospital in 1994 where he is currently the clinical lead for Diabetes and Endocrinology. He has written numerous best practice guidelines for the management of all aspects of in-patient and out-patient diabetes and endocrine care. 

He was the Clinical Director for Medicine for 3 years and is currently the Appraisal & Revalidation Lead.

Dr Ewins was the 2016/17 president of the Chester and North Wales Medical Society.

Dr Ewins is interested in medical education, has a PGCert (with distinction) in Teaching & Learning in Medical Practice and is an active clinical examiner for the Royal College of Physicians. He is often invited to speak at local, regional and national professional meetings.

Special interests

All aspects of Endocrinology including thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, gonadal and adrenal disorders.
All aspects of Diabetes care for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Experienced in all aspects of insulin pump therapy and glucose monitoring.

General (Internal) Medicine

Metabolic Medicine and Lipid Disorders
DVLA driving medicals for patients with diabetes

Personal interests

Dr Ewins is happily married with a grown up family.
He enjoys travel and is a keen football supporter.

Locations Dr David Ewins works with

Related experience


Dr Ewins’ Doctorate of Medicine thesis was on Autoimmune Thyroid Disease. As a trainee he ran clinical research projects involving patients with various thyroid and other endocrine disorders.

His CV contains numerous articles in peer reviewed journals on many aspects of Diabetes and Endocrinology.

He has presented research over many years at numerous national and international meetings.

He keeps up to date with all aspects of Diabetes and Endocrine care.


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Society for Endocrinology
  • Diabetes UK
  • Association of British Clinical Diabetologists
  • British Medical Association
  • Chester & North Wales Medical Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Physician in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester

Insurers Dr David Ewins works with

Dr David Ewins works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • AXA PPP International
  • Health-on-Line


Dr David Ewins does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr David Ewins does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr David Ewins does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.