Dr. Elaine McQuade studied medicine at Queens University Belfast and specialised in palliative care before completing her GP training. She has worked as a GP in Hertfordshire since 2008 and has become an associate trainer, training new GPs. She has also worked at a local hospice, using her expertise in palliative care. Now, in addition to her work at the Marion Gluck Clinic, Dr McQuade continues her NHS work as a GP in Harpenden.
Dr. McQuade practices functional medicine – a holistic approach to healthcare – as a complement to her speciality of bioidentical 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. McQuade adopts a personalised approach to each individual, valuing the importance of communication and relationship development with patients.