Palliative & End of Life Care: Improving Provision to meet Increasing Demand
- 08:30 - 16:30
- Manchester Conference Centre
Dr Amy Proffitt completed her medical degree at the University of Oxford, before training in haematology and finding her passion for palliative medicine. She has now taken up the role of Deputy Medical director at St Christopher’s Hospice and Honorary Consultant at Kings College Hospital .
Amy is enthusiastic about bringing changes to the speciality and fulfils this through her roles as Vice President for the Association for Palliative Medicine and the clinical advisory Committee of Hospice UK. She has an interest in ethics and communication, shown through her work as the Quality Improvement Representative on the Joint Specialty Committee for Palliative Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians, and the Ambition Partnership Representative on the NHS England End of Life Programme Board. Amy has also authored or co-authored publications relating to assisted dying and palliative care.