Hilary Cass OBE BSc FRCP FRCPCH
Consultant Paediatrician at Evelina Children’s Hospital
Dr Hilary Cass joined the Board of Governors in October 2015.
Hilary is a Consultant Paediatrician at Evelina Children’s Hospital, Guy’s & St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust, where she is also Director of Education and Workforce. She is Senior Clinical Advisor for Child Health and Wellbeing for Health Education England, and Deputy Head of School of Paediatrics for London.
Her main clinical speciality is in paediatric neurodisability and she has published widely in this area. In addition to her neurodisability practice, she has been closely involved in the development of paediatric palliative care services at Evelina Children’s Hospital. She is also part of a programme team which is developing an integrated primary-secondary service for children in Lambeth and Southwark.
Dr Cass has held senior education and management roles in hospital trusts, is immediate Past President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Heath, and was previously Head of School of Paediatrics in London. At a national level, she has had a longstanding involvement in policy development for children’s healthcare, as well as advancing new models of paediatric service delivery.