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Research & Development


Some of our staff have been involved in exciting work:


Dr Becky Theobald worked with colleagues from the hospice to deliver an education programme and explore if this had an impact on practice. The poster below was presented at a recent conference.   

Title: Impact of an Education Programme to Improve Prescribing of Anticipatory Medications in the Community  

Background: A baseline audit demonstrated a need to improve anticipatory prescribing at the end of life in a community setting. The specialist palliative care team facilitated education on end of life care prescribing. The impact of the education delivered was evaluated using a combination of methods. Click Here to view poster. 


Katie Darby-Villis, Sister from the Out of Hours Team has just completed the NHIR/ HEE Clinical  Academic Internship program. As part of this she undertook a study around delirium recognition at the end of life. Dr Mark Lee, Consultant in Palliative Medicine was her mentor throughout the Internship. Click Here to view the poster