Dr Hayley Willacy is a GP partner and Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners who lives in Cumbria. After authoring for EMIS (patient.info) for several years she became Clinical Editor in November 2012. Her particular interests are maternity, child health, family planning, sexual health, chronic neurological disorders, mental health and intellectual disability. She was partly trained as a gynaecologist before moving into primary care, where she was initially a full-time partner in Coventry. She tutors undergraduates from Lancaster University medical school and is an FY2 supervisor. She designed and produced the Education section for patient.info and has published several clinical articles in peer-reviewed journals.