Dr Ruth Sharrock is a consultant respiratory physician who also works as the joint lung cancer lead at QE Gateshead.
She works with the Respiratory Team to look after inpatients on wards nine and 10, as well as emergency admissions to the hospital out of hours.
Dr Sharrock is joint lung cancer lead with Dr Stiller, aswell as ‘cancer of unknown primary’ lead.
Dr Sharrock is working hard to make the trust smoke free by 2030, by developing an acute tobacco dependency Service within the hospital.
She is also one of the LMC representatives for the trust and works closely with primary care colleagues to try and ensure the best care for patients is achieved through collaborative and team working.