Guidance for expert contributors
We welcome expert contributors to HPAL and are very grateful for their support. If you are a health professional, and would like to help us to highlight and summarise guidance relevant to palliative care into brief and relevant summaries, please contact Dr Taylor email@example.com
The following people have contributed to the creation and ongoing development of this site.
Dr Ros Taylor MBE
Medical Director Harlington Hospice and Michael Sobell Hospice
Dr Taylor has been a palliative physician for 30 years, working in hospice, community and hospital. She is former clinical director of Hospice UK and is a commissioner on the Lancet Commission on the Value of Death.
Dr Poppy Freeman
Dr Freeman is a GP who set up the award winning Camden GP Website. More recently she developed the Covid-19 PCN website for primary care which inspired the design of HPAL. Her Covid-19 primary care website has now been adopted by PULSE.
Founder of My Wishes, Digital Research Fellow
James Norris is the founder of MyWishes and The Digital Legacy Association. He is a Digital Research Fellow at the Michael Sobell Hospice and runs an annual not for profit conference called the Digital Legacy Conference.
Michael Sobell Hospice
Dr Lyndsey Williams
NWL Clinical Lead for End of Life Care
Dr Williams is a GP and the Clinical Lead for End of Life Care across North West London. She is passionate about working with patients, carers, families and clinicians to improve services and provision of care for people who are in the last year of life.
North West London
Dr Payal Patel
Dr Patel is a local GP with a special interest in palliative care and commitment to medical education who reviews and contributes to articles.
Dr Joanne Brady
Consultant In Palliative Medicine
Dr Brady is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Barnet hospital, Royal Free NHS foundation trust in North London & Deputy Medical Director at North London Hospice.
North London Hospice & Barnet General Hospital
Dr Clifford Lisk
Consultant Physician in Acute and Geriatric Medicine
Dr Clifford Lisk is a Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine and Geriatric Medicine working mainly at Barnet Hospital.
He is an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at UCL. He has a special interest in the dangers of polypharmacy and ways to deprescribe safely.
Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust