Director of Care Services
Neil has had a long career in specialist palliative care working at both Compton Hospice and then three times working at Douglas Macmillan Hospice, with intervening time spent with Newcastle under Lyme PCT and University Hospitals of the North Midlands. He was Community Team Manager at Douglas Macmillan Hospice where he led the development of the community teams in the North Staffordshire area.Neil has recently worked on admission avoidance – a key priority for the NHS. He has a very wide network of Staffordshire contacts, which will help the hospice to respond to the latest reforms within the NHS.
As an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and a prescriber and having worked on inpatient units Neil has an extensive knowledge and understanding of the operational aspects of running hospice services and will continue the work that Sally has initiated to ensure our services are responsive to the needs of our patients and become more integrated into our local health economy