Main telephone number:
020 8401 3000

Dr Shade Alu

Consultant Community Paediatrician


Secretary telephone: 020 8401 3982

Secretary email:


Professional profile

Specialist Interests: Child Protection, Autism.

Dr Shade Alu is a consultant community paediatrician with many years experience. After completing specialist training at various organisations across north London and Hertfordhsire, she joined the health service in Croydon in 2001.

She was initially the neurodisability lead, becoming designated doctor for safeguarding children in 2005 and then taking on the designated doctor for child death reviews role in 2008. Dr Alu is lead clinician for assessments of sociocommunication difficulties (autism and autism spectrum disorders).

Internal posts held: Clinical Director Family Services, Designated Doctor for Child Protection and Child Death Reviews

            Shade Alu


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