Dr Adam Hurlow

Consultant in Palliative Medicine
MBChB, MRCP, MA Healthcare Ethics

Practising at

Spire Leeds Hospital

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Treatment information

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

Other treatments

Palliative medicine

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Professional profile

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 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.

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 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.

Clinical Interests

Palliative medicine

Cancer of unknown primary Pain medicine

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Physicians Glasgow
Association of Palliative Medicine

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Current NHS posts

Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

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Personal Profile

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.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0113 218 5908/9
Website http://www.supportive.care
Private secretary Pamela Mottershead
Private secretary telephone 0845 2340082
Private secretary email pam.mottershead@supportive.care