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Dr Karen LeBall

Dr Karen LeBall

Karen.leball@nhs.net

Dr Karen Le Ball graduated from University College Medical School and subsequently trained in general and geriatric medicine in Essex and London.

Karen was a consultant geriatrician in South East London for 20 years. At this hospital she was a founder of the original clinical ethics committee, and remained chair until she left. 

Karen now works in NHS Highland as a community geriatrician and is a member of the local ethics committee.

Karen completed a Masters Degree in Medical Ethics and Law at Kings College London and has also been chair of the British Geriatrics Society Special Interest Group in Medical Ethics.

Karen also plays an important role in medical education and is particularly interested in developing generic skills in healthcare professionals.

She is Head of School for Medicine and Medical Specialties at Health Education England London and South East.