Gill Horne

Gill is a registered nurse and has worked in acute and community healthcare settings in a variety of clinical and clinical leadership roles in the UK and Canada for over 30 years.
Gill Horne

Gill has worked in specialist palliative care/hospice services since 1999. She completed a PhD in 2011, which sought the perspectives of people affected by lung cancer about the expression of wishes for end of life care.

She currently works as Director of Patient Care at Rowcroft Hospice in South Devon and has an honorary assistant professorship at the University of Nottingham.  

Twitter: @gilly501

Selected publications

Horne, G. Payne, S. and Seymour, J. (2016) Do patients with lung cancer recall physician-initiated discussions about planning for end of life care following disclosure of a terminal prognosis. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care. D0I: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2015-001015  

Horne, G (2014) Strengthening our understanding of how we define quality in hospice care. International Journal of Palliative Nursing; 20(11), p526-527

Horne, G. Seymour, J. Payne, S (2012) Maintaining integrity in the face of death: A grounded theory to explain the perspectives of people affected by lung cancer about the expression of wishes for end of life care. International Journal of Nursing Studies; 49:6, 718-726

Seymour, J. Horne, G (2010) Advance care planning for the end of life: an overview In: Thomas, K (Ed) Advance Care Planning. Open University Press. UK.

Horne, G. Seymour, J. Payne, S (2009) Advance care planning: evidence and implications for practice. End of Life Care; 3 (1), p 58-64.

Horne, G. Seymour, J. et al (2006) Advance care planning for patients with inoperable lung cancer. International Journal of Palliative Nursing; 12(3), 115 -121.

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