Palliative & End of Life Care: Supporting Patient Choice
- 08:30 - 17:00
- The Royal National Hotel, London
Barbara Gelb’s background is in social work and her career has been dedicated to the development and delivery of high quality services for children and families.
Barbara studied social work and psychology at the University of Cape Town, and also holds an MSc in Leadership and Organisation of the Public Services from Bristol Business School. Barbara became Chief Executive of Children’s Hospices UK in 2001 and was appointed to the role of Chief Executive of Together for Short Lives in 2012 following the merger of Children’s Hospices UK and ACT.
Barbara was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2015, in recognition of her services to improving care services for children.