Professor Hugh Gallagher
QualificationsMA MSc PhD FRCP
Main NHS base:
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
- Kidney Health Partnership Board
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Hypertension in kidney disease
- Cardiovascular risk reduction in CKD
- Microscopic haematuria
- Acute Kidney Injury
Training & background:
Dr Gallagher is a Consultant Renal Physician based at Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s University of London.
Dr Gallagher has a longstanding specialist interest in chronic kidney disease (CKD). His main focus is on improving the treatment of kidney disease in primary care. He was a member of the Guideline Development Group for the 2014 NICE CKD Guideline, and has helped to develop the evidence base for quality improvement in CKD through leading and participating in a number of multicentre research & improvement projects. He leads a national Renal Quality Improvement Development Group and is a member of the Work Group developing a National Renal Research Strategy.
Dr Gallagher was clinical lead for the bid to the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership for a National Clinical Audit of CKD in primary care. He has worked with colleagues to make CKD a Clinical Priority for 2013-2016 with Royal College of General Practitioners. In 2013 he developed a CKD module for BMJ e-learning.
Dr Gallagher is a member of several professional and scientific committees and currently co-chairs the Kidney Health Partnership Board, where the major national kidney patient charities & professional organisations are represented alongside NHS England & Public Health England.
Clinic Times: By appointment only