Eleanor Hawley

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

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Research Supervision:

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