Palliative and End of Life Care: Tackling Variations, Eradicating Inequalities
- 08:30 - 15:45
- Pendulum Hotel & Manchester Conference Centre
Karen has been a GP in North East Essex for over 20 years. She led her practice to be one of the first to complete the Gold Standard Framework Going for Gold programme which led to a locality wide quality improvement project to increase the identification of people at the end of life. Karen is the clinical lead for the local Electronic Palliative Care Coordination System called My Care Choices.
Karen worked as the Clinical Director for St Helena Hospice from 2015 to 2020 and concurrently as the Deputy CEO from 2019 to 2020.
Karen has been the Clinical Lead for End of Life Care for North East Essex since 2018 and was appointed to the same role for the Suffolk and North East Essex ICS in 2022.
Karen is also a GP Training Programme Director and a Visiting Senior Fellow in End of Life Care for the Integrated Care Academy at the University of Suffolk.