8 Topic Advisory Group: end of life care for adults

8 Topic Advisory Group: end of life care for adults

A topic-specific advisory group was established to review and advise on the content of the commissioning guide. This group met once, with additional interaction taking place via email and telephone.

Dr Sarah Baker
Accountable Officer Designate, Warrington Health Consortium

Sophia Christie
National Director QIPP End of Life Care, Department of Health

Dr Dennis Cox
National Commissioning Champion, Royal College of General Practitioners

Angela Gregson
Practice and Professional Development Lead – Palliative and End of Life Care, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Gill Grigg
Clinical Associate, Gold Standards Framework Centre

Anita Hayes
Deputy Director, National End of Life Care Programme

Pamela Holmes
Practice Development Manager, Social Care Institute for Excellence

Tessa Ing
Head of End of Life Care, Department of Health

Michael Kerin
Chief Executive, St Joseph Hospice, Hackney, London

Natalie Laine
Lay member

Dr John Mackay
GP, Grangewood Surgery, Houghton-le-Spring

Lorna Potter
Commissioning Adviser, National Council for Palliative Care

David Shaw
Assistant Director of Commercial Development, Marie Curie Cancer Care

Julie Thorpe
Senior Commissioning Manager, NHS Wakefield District PCT

Professor Julia Verne
Clinical Lead, National End of Life Care Intelligence Network

Dr Bee Wee
Consultant/Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine, Sir Michael Sobell House, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust and President, Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland

Email Topic Advisory Group Members

Jean Gaffin
Lay member

Dr John Hughes
Medical Director, Sue Ryder

Jenny Thomas
Associate Director for Planned Care, Kent & Medway NHS Cluster 

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