Dr Catherine Walshe

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Dr Catherine Walshe

Reader in Palliative Care

Lancaster University

Lancaster, United Kingdom

Dr Catherine Walshe has a clinical background in nursing, particularly community nursing, and has worked in a number of NHS posts in hospital and community palliative care in Cornwall, Brighton and Worcestershire. She then moved to an academic career, completing her PhD at the University of Manchester and working there for a number of years. Catherine is currently Reader in Palliative Care and Director of the International Observatory on End of Life Care at Lancaster University. Catherine’s research interests reflect this clinical background, and her studies frequently explore issues of primary palliative care, the organisation of palliative and end of life care services, and symptom control.

Key Subjects

Palliative Care, End of life care, Medicine, Care home, Critical illness

Languages

English

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