Pelham, Dr. Anne

Dr Anne PelhamConsultant in Palliative Medicine

  • Consultant in Palliative Medicine
  • Tel: (0191) 213 8606
  • GMC Code: 3189180
  • Qualifications: MB ChB, MRCGP, Dip Cog Ther, CME
  • Special Interests

    Adjustment and coping, improving quality of life. Palliative care for patients with unknown primary cancers

  • Biography

    Trained at the University of Aberdeen, I initially trained as a GP, but found Palliative Medicine more interesting, and trained as a registrar in the Northern Region.  During training, I completed a Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and a Certificate in Medical Education. I worked as a consultant in Gateshead for 9 years, but was very happy to move to the excellent Palliative Care Team at NCCC in October 2011.  I work four days a week, seeing patients on the wards and in clinics, taking part in our weekly multidisciplinary team meeting, and leading a CBT clinic at St Oswald’s Hospice.
    I enjoy teaching students and staff about Palliative Medicine and CBT.  I am an educational supervisor for trainees and a member of the local Specialty Training Committee.
    I am a member of the Association for Palliative Medicine.

  • Directorate

    Cancer Services

  • Hospital Base

    NCCC, Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Tuesday morning 
    I also run a CBT clinic at St Oswald’s Hospice, for patients with a life-limiting illness who have psychological problems such as depression  or anxiety

  • Name of Secretary
    Kerry Halliday and Louise Parr
  • Dr Anne Pelham 
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