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Dr Susan Haves

Consultant Paediatrician (Neurodisability) Child Health

I have worked in paediatric posts both in the UK and abroad (Australia and Malawi). I am now based at Bishop Auckland Hospital, providing an outpatient / community service for South Durham within a Child Development Team. I specialise in assessing and managing children with developmental difficulties or neurological disability (including learning disability and autism).

I also provide an outpatient service for the assessment and management of children and young people with epilepsy. I have a particular interest in improving palliative care services for children with life threatening or life limiting conditions, and am a member of the regional palliative care network.

  • Department: Paediatrics
  • Speciality: Paediatrics
  • Based at Hospital site: Bishop Auckland Hospital
  • Special interests: Childhood epilepsy, children’s palliative care.
  • Secretary: Broghan Wake
  • Training: I graduated in 1996 from Edinburgh University. Since then, I have trained in paediatrics and specialised in childhood development and neurodisability.
  • Qualifications: BSc, MBChB, MRCPCH, DTM&H
  • Date added to the specialist register: 2009 with dual accreditation in paediatrics and neurodisability.

Contact Information

Tel: 01388 455 192

'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital