Dr Adam Hurlow

Consultant in Palliative Medicine

MBChB, MRCP, MA Healthcare Ethics

Specialises in

As a consultant in palliative medicine I work 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.

I ensure treatment is tailored to a patient's individual needs and that it complements any other treatment a patient is receiving. I make sure patients are as actively involved in decision making as they want to be and that I communicate with other professionals involved in a patient's care.

I specialise 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.

In my current post I am also a member of the cancer of unknown primary team providing supportive care to patients from diagnosis of cancer and throughout treatment.

I attended medical school and completed my specialist training in Leeds. I have worked in hospice, community and hospitals settings delivering palliative care as part of multidisciplinary teams.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Adam Hurlow at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Palliative medicine

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Additional information

Palliative medicine

Cancer of unknown primary Pain medicine

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians Glasgow

Association of Palliative Medicine

Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

I live with my wife, three boys and two dogs. I enjoy reading poetry, fiction and philosophy and listening to everything from folk to calypso.

Telephone 0113 218 5908/9
Website https://www.supportive.care/
Private secretary Pamela Mottershead
Private secretary telephone 0161 413 8230
Private secretary email pam.mottershead@supportive.care