Eleanor Hawley

Senior Lecturer in Non-Medical Prescribing, Advanced Practice and Learning Beyond Registration

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Nursing and Midwifery

Location: Cambridge

Research Supervision:Yes

Since qualifying Eleanor has worked in the area of thoracic surgery, working mostly with patients undergoing surgery for lung cancer.


Eleanor has worked in various roles within thoracic surgery in a large London teaching hospital. This included working as a Thoracic Nurse Practitioner, managing the care of patients undergoing thoracic surgery in the inpatient and outpatient settings. She is also a non-medical prescriber, prescribing for patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Spoken Languages


Research interests

Eleanor Masters Dissertation was a systematic review of qualitative studies on prehabilitation prior to surgery for cancer, focusing on the motivators and barriers to patient participation. During this process she was involved in setting up a prehabilitation service for patients prior to surgery for lung cancer in a large London teaching hospital.

  • Patient experience of services


  • Non-Medical Prescribing


  • Bsc (Hons) Adult Nursing, London South Bank University
  • V300 Non-Medical Prescribing, University of Hertfordshire

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council