Dr Elaine Mc Quade studied medicine at Queens University Belfast and specialised in palliative care before completing her GP training. She has been working as a GP in Hertfordshire since 2008 and has become an associate trainer, training new GPs. She has worked at a local hospice and has also become an appraiser for GPs. Alongside her work at the Marion Gluck Clinic, Dr McQuade continues her NHS work as a GP in Harpenden.
Dr Mc Quade studies functional medicine – a holistic approach to healthcare – as a complement to her speciality of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. She approaches health from the perspective of diet, nutrition and lifestyle. Promoting health and wellbeing as well as self-care is very important to her.
Dr Mc Quade adopts a personalised approach to each individual, valuing the importance of communication and relationship development with patients.