Professor Bill Noble 

Bill Noble was a GP and hospice doctor for 16 years before specialising in Palliative Medicine in 1996. His academic work began in 1992, with a trial of cue-based interviewing in a home palliative care service.
Professor Bill Noble

He later helped to evaluate the Gold Standards Framework and measured its reach in a national survey of palliative care in general practice. Other interests include clinical communication skills, medical humanities, palliative care service evaluation and holistic needs assessment. 

He was founding Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care from 2010 until 2017 and was appointed Executive Medical Director of Marie Curie Cancer Care in July 2013, where he is responsible for clinical governance, research strategy and service design. He continues to practice palliative medicine in Sheffield, and in 2015 was appointed Honorary Professor of Community Palliative Care at Sheffield Hallam University.

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