As a consultant in palliative medicine Dr Hurlow works closely with patients with cancer and other medical conditions to manage a range of symptoms and help achieve as good a quality of life as possible. He ensures treatment is tailored to a patient’s individual needs and that it complements any other treatment a patient is receiving. Dr Hurlow makes sure patients are as actively involved in decision making as they want to be and that he communicates with other professionals involved in a patient’s care.
Dr Hurlow attended medical school and completed his specialist training in Leeds. He has worked in hospice, community and hospitals settings delivering palliative care as part of multidisciplinary teams. In his current post he is also a member of the Cancer of Unknown Primary team providing supportive care to patients from diagnosis of cancer and throughout treatment.
Dr Hurlow specialises in the management of a variety of symptoms caused by cancer and other diseases including: pain, nausea and vomiting, breathlessness, constipation and bowel dysfunction, anxiety and fatigue.