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BANNAR Deputy Chair

Dr Janet McDonagh

Dr Janet E McDonagh is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric and Adolescent Rheumatology at the Centre for Musculoskeletal Research at University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant paediatric and adolescent Rheumatologist at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

She originally trained in adult rheumatology in Newcastle and London and then moved into paediatric rheumatology (London, Birmingham, Manchester)  where she has since developed her clinical and research interests in adolescent health and transitional care. She has a particular interest in models of care for young people  with chronic conditions that support their emerging capacity for self-management, ensure appropriate health risk assessment, support transition to adult health care, adherence to treatment and engagement with other health care services.  Dr McDonagh is also involved in the development of training for health professionals in adolescent medicine including her role as a trainer in the European Teaching Effective Adolescent Care and Health initiative (www.euteach.com).

Dr Janet McDonagh