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Dr Elizabeth Hadley


Year Qualified
FRCP, MBBS Hons, BSc Hons, MA, RCPathME
Respiratory and GIM


Dr Hadley qualified from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School in 1998 and completed her respiratory specialist training in the South East Thames region. She was appointed to her first consultant post at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust in 2008 with a remit to run the lung cancer service and to merge two busy lung cancer multi disciplinary teams with widely different styles into a unified, functional team.

In 2010 Dr Hadley was part of NHS London’s Expert Reference Group for Common Cancers and General Care. This was a team set up to redesign cancer services in London.‘A Case for Change’ and ‘A Model of Care for Cancer Services’ were published leading to the dissolution of the cancer networks and the setting up of Integrated Cancer Systems in 2012. Between 2012 and 2014 Dr Hadley served as the Deputy Pathway Director for the Lung Pathway Board at London Cancer (North and East London).

In 2014 Dr Hadley took up a new post at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. In 2015 she was appointed as Chair of the Lung Pathway Group of the London Cancer Alliance (LCA) where she served for 2 years before the LCA was re-organised into its current format.

In April 2020 Dr Hadley took up the role of Covid Critical Incident Silver Medic.

In October 2020 Dr Hadley took up a new role as Clinical Director for General Medicine at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH).

In July 2022 she stepped down as Clinical Director to concentrate on governance for the Adult Medicine and General Medicine care groups as well as to develop the ME service at the PRUH site.

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