Dr Karen Groves MBE

Karen is Consultant in Palliative Medicine for the Lancashire Care Foundation Trust and Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust, and Medical and Education Director at Queenscourt Hospice. 
Dr Karen Groves MBE
After 12 years as a full time GP in a busy town centre practice in Southport, Merseyside, Karen is now Medical and Education Director of Queenscourt Hospice, Southport and an NHS Consultant in Palliative Medicine working across hospital and community in integrated specialist palliative care services in West Lancs, Southport and Formby. Over the last two years, she has been involved with ‘Building on the Best’ transforming palliative and end of life care in the acute hospital sector.  

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