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  • Sports and Exercise Medicine


Dr Kate Hutchings is a Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant at Rutherford Cancer Centre Thames Valley and is trained in a variety of disciplines including Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Exercise Medicine, Public Health and Emergency Medicine.  Dr Hutchings holds a masters with distinction in sports medicine and is experienced in working with both elite and recreational athletes from a wide variety of sports. She completed her specialist training in SEM from Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and is on the General Medical Council Specialist Register.

She is skilled in the use of diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided injections. Her previous positions include working for both the Royal Ballet and English National Ballet as Medical Advisor. She is also experienced in looking after recreational sports women and related medical issues.

Kate is currently a Sports Medicine Consultant at the English Institute of Sport where she works as part of the medical team looking after Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Kate has travelled with Olympic teams to World and European championships, Commonwealth Games and will be working in the medical team representing Team GB in Tokyo 2021. She has held positions at Chelsea Football Club academy division, Oxford University Rugby Team and has travelled with both UK Athletics and the GB synchronized swimming team to world championships. In 2018, Kate was part of the medical headquarters looking after the England Olympic Team at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Areas of specialities: Sports and Exercise Medicine, Tendinopathies, Bone Stress injuries, Female athletes.


  • MSC

Research interests

  • Relative Energy Deficiency in sport
  • Bone stress injuries
  • Female athlete health


  • BASEM Travelling Fellowship - 2016 for female athlete health


  1. Dr Kate Hutchings does not hold a share or financial interest in the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  2. Dr Kate Hutchings does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  3. Dr Kate Hutchings does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or on behalf of Rutherford Cancer Centres or Rutherford Health plc.

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