Ed Neale was appointed Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust in June 1992. He qualified in London then undertook postgraduate training on the on the Leicester and Notingham rotations. He then spent two years as a visiting lecturer to the Chinese University of Hong Kong, before returning to Leicester as a Senior registrar. Since his appointment in Bedford he has been specialty and clinical tutor, clinical and divisional director and has now been Medical Director since December 2005.
In addition to general obstetrics and gynaecology Ed has a particular interest in urogynaecology. He set up the service in Bedford in 1993, and chairs a group which has developed county-wide protocols for the management of urinary and faecal incontinence..