Dr Allie Hare is a consultant in respiratory medicine at Royal Brompton Hospital, where she treats private and NHS patients, and is the Secretary of the British Sleep Society.

Dr Hare graduated from Selwyn College, University of Cambridge in 1999, and completed her postgraduate training at Imperial College London in 2002. She continued with postgraduate training in respiratory and general medicine in London at St Mary’s Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital.

In 2013, Dr Hare completed a master’s in clinical education and was awarded a distinction for her work on the assessment of clinical competence. As part of the prestigious Darzi Fellowship scheme, she has completed postgraduate training in medical leadership and management.

She has trained in cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBTi) at the University of Oxford.

Clinical expertise

Dr Allie Hare has a specialist interest in sleep disorders including:

  • insomnia
  • sleep apnoea
  • restless legs syndrome
  • periodic limb movement disorder
  • parasomnias. She runs specialist clinics in sleep disorders, respiratory failure and domiciliary ventilation, to help patients who are suffering with symptoms such as:
  • daytime sleepiness
  • lack of concentration.

Dr Hare is able to offer patients a number of treatments to improve their symptoms, including:

  • cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBTi)
  • continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP) for sleep apnoea · non-invasive ventilation (NIV) for respiratory failure.


Alongside her role as a consultant physician, Dr Allie Hare is the Chair of the British Thoracic Society Education and Training Committee and sits on the Board of the British Thoracic Society. She is the education lead for respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton. Dr Hare is chairing a national expert group reviewing the outpatient pathways for sleep medicine across NHS England. 

More information

Dr Allie Hare regularly shares her knowledge about sleep and respiratory medicine in blogs and in the news.