I work on a sessional basis as part of the Palliative Care Team at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. I am also medical director of Isabel Hospice in Welwyn Garden City, a voluntary sector hospice which provides the full range of in-patient, day hospice and community palliative care services.
I am a member of the trust Clinical Ethics Group and have an MSc in Medical Ethics. I am currently a member of the Association for Palliative Medicine Executive Committee and the East of England Clinical Senate Council.
I have recently demitted as the medical representative on the Hospice UK Care Support and Strategy team and was an RCP representative on the RCP/APM Joint Specialty Committee for Palliative Medicine.
From 2008-2012 I worked for NHS Midlands & East as the Clinical Lead for End of Life Care for the east of England and as part of this role I was a member of the DH End of Life Care Leads Group.
I am a member of the NHS IQ Specialist Palliative Care Peer Review Group and was part of the NICE Quality Standards for End of Life Care Topic Expert Group.