Dr Abigail Jackson

07542 492652

MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCP MD 

To arrange an appointment with Dr Jackson,

please, call 07542 492652 or email drabijackson@gmail.com .

Dr Abi Jackson has been a consultant at West Hertfordshire hospitals NHS Trust for the past 5 years.  She is the Smoking Cessation Lead for the Trust during which time all 3 hospitals within the trust have become properly smoke free.  She has recently been appointed to the BTS Tobacco Specialist Advisory Group.

 

Dr Jackson qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1998.  She started her Respiratory training in Sydney, Australia, undertaking a year of clinical training at Westmead hospital, and a year of research at St Vincent’s Hospital when she obtained her first publication in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

On her return to the UK, she moved back to London to undergo the remainder of her clinical training.  She undertook further research at the Royal Brompton Hospital looking at the effects of Vitamin D on Muscle Strength in COPD, and subsequently obtained her MD.

She has been a consultant in respiratory and general medicine at WHHT since 2012.  She undertakes outpatient clinics at Hemel Hempstead Hospital, as well as caring for inpatients at Watford General Hospital.

 

Dr Jackson manages patients with a wide variety of respiratory disease and undertakes regular outpatient clinics at Spire Harpenden hospital.  Her specialist interests are in the following:

 

Smoking cessation

Lung cancer screening

Lung cancer diagnosis and treatment

Sleep medicine

COPD

Respiratory failure

Diaphragm dysfunction

 

She is a member of the following professional bodies:

 

The British Thoracic Society

The Royal College of Physicians

The General Medical Council

The British Medical Association

To arrange an appointment with Dr Jackson, please, call 07542 492652 or email  drabijackson@gmail.com .

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