Dr Ashling Lillis

Ashling is part of Macmillan’s Centre of Clinical Expertise team, focusing on the experience of acutely unwell cancer patients.

Dr Ashling Lillis

Job title

Consultant in Acute Medicine and Ambulatory Care


Whittington Health


Acute medicine

Ashling's background

Read Ashling's latest blogs

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Recognising acute hospital admission as a key milestone in the cancer treatment journey

Ashling discusses the importance of raising awareness of this point in care, and to encourage all healthcare professionals to 'See it, Say it, Share it'.

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Acute admissions in cancer care: a crucial point of transition and intervention

Ashling outlines the current challenges for professionals and patients when handling acute admissions and what needs to change to improve the patient journey and experience.

A doctor gives a virtual consultation with a patient.
Virtual consultations: Are we missing important signs of cancer?

Ashling reflects on how far we've come, what we might be missing and the steps we can take to avoid health inequities.

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