Dr Caroline Stirling

  • Qualifications
    MBBS, MRCGP, MSc, PhD
  • NHS Base
    University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, 235 Euston Road, London NW1 2BU
  • Speciality
    Palliative medicine
  • Year qualified
    1988
  • Consulting address
    Harley Street at University College Hospital, 5th Floor, Macmillan Cancer Centre, Huntley Street, London WC1E 6AG
  • Research interests
    Palliative care for teenagers and young adults, complex symptom control, neuropathic pain
  • Languages
    English, German
  • Biography

    Caroline has been a Palliative Medicine consultant since 2005 and the Clinical Lead for the Camden, Islington ELiPSe and UCLH & HCA Pallliative Care Service since 2007.  Her particular areas of interest include the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain, symptom control and communication with teenagers and young adults, and the development of Palliative Care in the acute hospital setting.

    Caroline qualifed from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital London Medical School, completed General Practice Training followed by Specialist training in Palliative Medicine in North London. In addition, she completed an MSc in Pharmacology at King’s College London, and in 2004, obtained a PhD as a MRC Clinical Training Fellow in which she explored the molecular mechnisms of neuropathic pain.

    She has been the EOLC Lead for UCLPartners and a member of the NHS London EOLC Clinical Leadership Group since 2014.