Professor Fliss Murtagh

Fliss qualified in medicine in the UK in 1986. She worked in General Practice for almost 10 years, and then undertook specialist training in palliative medicine. 
Fliss Murtagh

She is now a Professor of Palliative Care at Hull York Medical School, and Visiting Professor of Palliative Care at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK.

She is experienced in providing palliative care to a wide range of people with far advanced disease and their families, and has published extensively on palliative and end-of-life care needs, especially for older people and those with advanced kidney disease.

She is also experienced in research methods: cohort and cross sectional surveys, psychometrics, implementation and use of outcomes, especially the Integrated Palliative Care Outcome Scale (see

Her current or recent projects are:

The Outcome Assessment and Complexity Collaborative (OACC). Funded by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity (2013-2016);

C-CHANGE: Delivering quality and cost-effective care across the range of complexity for those with advanced conditions in the last year of life. Funded by NIHR PGfAR (2013 – 2018).

Twitter: @DrFlissMurtagh

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