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Specialist Palliative Care Team


The BSUH Specialist Palliative Care Team

The Specialist Palliative Care service at BSUH is a multi-professional team, comprising specialist nurses and doctors. 

The team provides holistic assessment, advice and support to in-patients and out-patients with illnesses that are not curable. 

Our aim is to maximise quality of life by addressing the physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs of patients and their relatives or carers.

Contact us

The contact number for both RSCH and PRH is 01273 523021.

Team Members

Dr Andreas Hiersche
Lead Clinician

Dr Steve Dyer
Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Dr Louise Mason
Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Colin Twomey
Macmillan Lead Nurse

Patrick Ball
Palliative Care Team Leader

Karen Carroll
Palliative Care CNS

Suzy Bridger
Palliative Care CNS

Steve Bass
Palliative Care CNS

Jackie West
Macmillan Administrator/MDM Coordinator (RSCH)

Anne Bennett
Macmillan Administrator/MDM Coordinator (PRH) 

Suzie Devall
Palliative Care Secretary