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Cadwgan, Jill

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Consultant in paediatric neurodisability

Area of expertise: paediatric neurodisability


Dr Jill Cadwgan joined Evelina London as a consultant in children’s neurodisability in 2016.

Previously she worked as a consultant in child development and neurodisability at the Great North Children’s Hospital in Newcastle. During this time she was the clinical lead in neurodisability, coordinating the regional service for the North.

She is the Honorary Secretary of the British Acadamy of Childhood Disability, and a trustee of the Northeast Special Needs Network.

Further information

Education and training

  • 2000: MBChB – University of Leeds
  • 2006: Postgraduate certificate in Clinical Education – University of Newcastle
  • 2009 – CCT paediatric neurodisability

Specialist interests

  • Management of motor disorders
  • Feeding, nutrition and visual impairment in children with cerebral palsy and other complex medical and developmental needs
  • Facilitating participation and improving function in children with cerebral palsy and other complex medical and developmental needs

Research interests

  • Interventions for children and young people with cerebral palsy to support participation and functional activity
  • Developing an evidence base for medical and therapeutic interventions for disabled children and their families


  • 2012: BACD Paul Polani Research Award



Download a list of Jill Cadwgan's publications (PDF 110Kb).


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