Helen is an NHS Consultant in Paediatric Critical Care Medicine at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. She is dual-trained in both Anaesthesia and Paediatric Critical Care. She has previously worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children. Helen has an MA in Medical Ethics and Law from the Centre for Professional Ethics in Keele, for which she was awarded a distinction. Helen is the Clinical Lead for medical ethics in the Paediatric Critical Care unit at the John Radcliffe and she sits on the Oxford University Hospitals Clinical Ethics Advisory Group (CEAG) and the Child Health Ethics & Law Special Interest Group (CHELSIG) of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
Helen's focus is on medical ethics and she is particularly interested in decision-making for children, consent for children to undertake medical interventions and the ethics of using innovative and compassionate use therapies for children.