Dr Diane Lesley Bruce


  • Specialities General Medicine, Cardiology
  • Telephone 01202 300 005
  • Year of first qualification 1988
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English and semi fluent in greek.

  • GMC Number 3351709


Dr Bruce qualified in Medicine in 1988 having previously pursued a career as a researcher in Bichemistry and her post graduate training was in the South West region.

She worked as a Consultant Cardiologist and General Physician at Poole Hospital NHS Trust until the end of 2014 and  is currently working part time a The Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

Dr Bruce has over twenty years’ experience as a Consultant Cardiologist and General Physician and has also worked extensively in the community at a number of community hospitals.


  • Alternate Tuesdays or Thursdays


Current posts

  • Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital


Syncope , PoTS and associated conditions, Vasovagal syncope, Medically Unexcplained cardiac symptoms.

Other interests

Dr Bruce is particularly interested in Syncope especially PoTS, Vaso-vagal Syncope. and Autonomic dysfunction.

Dr Bruce is also interested in medically unexplained cardiac symptoms.

Personal interests

Dr Bruce enjoys riding and driving horses and ponies and she has a small holding with horses, sheep and goats.

She also enjoys walking and cycling.

Member of

  • British Cardiovascular Society
  • PoTS UK Network
  • British Medical Association
  • British Heart Rhythm Society


Dr Bruce is working with the PoTS UK group of clinicians on treatment guidelines for this interesting condition.


Dr Diane Lesley Bruce works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Dr Diane Lesley Bruce does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Diane Lesley Bruce does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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