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Elizabeth Hughes MBE

Professor Elizabeth Hughes MBE

Medical Director, Undergraduate Medical Training and Education, NHS England

Professor Elizabeth Hughes MBE is Medical Director in the Workforce Training and Education Directorate of NHS England with specific responsibility for Undergraduate Medical and Dental education. She was previously the Director and Dean of Education and Quality for Health Education England for London and the South-East.
Alongside this she has other national roles for NHS England including overseeing education in Pharmacy, Diagnostics and Healthcare Science together with a focus on international medical education. In addition, she leads on academic training and research.
Professor Elizabeth Hughes is also a Consultant in Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine at Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich and Honorary Professor at the Universities of Aston, Warwick, Bolton and Coventry and visiting Professor at Worcester University. Elizabeth is a national expert in the treatment of inherited lipid disorders and is one of the Founder members of the national charity HEARTUK with which she has worked extensively with multi professional healthcare professionals and patients.

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