Hilary Cass

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Hilary Cass
OccupationMedical doctor
NationalityBritish
Alma materCity of London School for Girls,
Royal Free hospital medical school
Notable awardsRoyal College of Nursing's Fellowship

Hilary Dawn Cass OBE is a British medical doctor and a consultant in paediatric disability at St Thomas' Hospital, London.[1] She was the President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health from 2012 to 2015.[2]

Early life[edit]

She was educated at the City of London School for Girls.[1] She studied at the Royal Free hospital medical school, graduating with a degree in medicine.[1]

From 1994 to 2009 she was a consultant in paediatric disability at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).[1] She left after raising concerns about patient safety at the hospital.[3]

Honours and awards[edit]

She accepted an OBE in 2015 for services to child health.[4]

The Royal College of Nursing awarded her an honorary fellowship in 2015.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Campbell, Denis (4 September 2012). "'We're doing medicine in a really inefficient way,' says RCPCH leader". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Five minutes with... Dr Hilary Cass, president, Royal College of Paediatrics". The Guardian. 25 May 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  3. ^ Campbell, Denis (26 June 2013). "Great Ormond Street Hospital gagged top doctor after safety fears raised". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  4. ^ "New year honours 2015: the full list". The Guardian. 30 December 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  5. ^ "RCN Opening Ceremony and Awards" (Press release). Royal College of Nursing. 21 June 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
Terence Stephenson
President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
2012−2015
Succeeded by
Neena Modi