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Kate Adlington

Kate is a part time clinical editor at The BMJ and a trainee psychiatrist in east London. She qualified with a BA in human sciences from Oxford University in 2006 before completing graduate medicine at Guys, King's, and St Thomas's Medical School in 2011. She also holds a diploma in the ethics and philosophy of medicine from the Society of Apothecaries. Kate completed her foundation training, core medical training and membership of the Royal College of Physicians while working in north London. She took a year out of this training as a clinical fellow in the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management's National Medical Director's Clinical Fellow scheme in 2014, working at NHS England and The BMJ. She has recently started psychiatry training in east London and rejoined The BMJ part time. Her interests include acute medicine, HIV and infectious disease, mental health, learning disability, public health, palliative care, and medical ethics.

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Specialist adviser with the Quality Care Commission (CQC)
Core psychiatry trainee, currently employed by East London NHS Foundation Trust

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