Speakers 2019

NAHH are excited to announce the Conference Chair, Keynote and Invited speakers who are all looking forward to interacting and engaging with delegates at the NAHH Conference 2019.

Please view biographies below and click here to view the programme showing session timings.

Conference Chair

Marie Cooper

Independent Nurse Consultant - Palliative and End of Life Care

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Keynote Speaker

Philip Larkin

Professor of Palliative Care Nursing and Academic Director, The Institute of Higher  Education and Research in Care, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

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Invited Speakers


David Burland

Director, DB Associates

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Kevin Chesters

Social Work Team Manager, Douglas Macmillan Hospice

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Sarah Dowd

Professional Lead-Senior Social Worker, Princess Alice Hospice

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Dr Emma Husbands

Consultant Palliative Medicine, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Erika Lipscombe

Director of Clinical Services, Rowans Hospice

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Lisa Pyrgoudes

Motor Neurone Disease Coordinator, Farleigh Hospice

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Professor Stephen Spiro

Chair of Trustees, Rennie Grove Hospice Care

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Nikki Tuff

Day and Therapy Team Leader, Farleigh Hospice

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