Ros is Clinical Director at Hospice UK.
She combines her role at the charity with her work as a palliative doctor at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Fulham, London, one of the world’s leading specialist cancer treatment hospitals.
Ros joined Hospice UK as a director in October 2014. Prior to that she had been a trustee at the charity since 2009 and was also the Director of the Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted, a position she held from 1996 until 2015.
She qualified as a doctor at Cambridge University in 1981 and has more than 20 years’ experience in palliative care, working across hospice, community and hospital settings.
She has a special interest in medical education, medical humanities, ‘whole person care’ and has lectured widely, both nationally and internationally.
Ros is also a Deputy Lieutenant in the County of Hertfordshire and was awarded an MBE for Services to Hospice Care in 2014.