Consultant Profile

Dr Ashley Reece

Dr Ashley Reece MBChB, MSc, MRCPCH, FHEA, PgCert (Med Ed)
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
  • Paediatric medicine
    Special clinical interests:
    Common presenting problems in babies, children and adolescents including vomiting, abdominal pain, bed-wetting, constipation, headaches, rashes, allergy and cough
    Research interests:
    Medical education
    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Paediatrician, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Watford General Hospital & Hemel Hempstead General Hospital

    Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Paediatrics, University College London

    Associate Professor, St George’s International School of Medicine, Grenada

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH)

    Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

    Founder Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME)

    Member of the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME)

    Association for the Study of Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)


    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8901 5555
    Private secretary telephone number:
    07949 278 315
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Available most Thursday afternoons
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Dr Reece is a Consultant Paediatrician at Watford General Hospital. He has a special responsibility for the Children's Emergency Department and advocates an ambulatory philosophy aiming to treat children at home and out of hospital where practical. He is a General Paediatrician and has experience in many common conditions seen in children. He practises paediatrics with a child and family-centred approach and believes that children and young people should be involved in their care as much as possible.

    Dr Reece qualified in Leeds in 1995 and started working with children immediately. Trained in and around Yorkshire, he moved to London for registrar training in 2000. He completed an MSc in clinical paediatrics in 2003 and was appointed as Clinical Lecturer at University College London. He has been a consultant at Watford General Hospital since 2005.

    Dr Reece has an interest in medical education, is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has received many distinguished teacher awards from University Medical Students including an Excellence in Medical Education Award from University College Hospital in 2009. He has also been published on aspects of clinical paediatrics and medical education. In 2008 he published an evidence-based review which received worldwide media attention. He has also published original research in Medical Education and Archives of Disease in Children journals. 

    Personal profile:
    Dr Reece lives in Pinner where he is very involved with his local community. He is married and has a daughter.
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    Dr Ashley Reece

    Dr Ashley Reece Paediatric medicine Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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