End of Life Care Expert Reference Group

The South West End of Life Expert Reference Group is hosted by the South West Strategic Clinical Network (SCN) and is comprised of a broad range of commissioners, health and social care providers and other stakeholders to improve patient outcomes and experience through:

• Providing strategic advice
• Identifying and reducing unwarranted clinical variation
• Supporting clinical quality improvement
• Promoting best practice and benchmarking
• Involving patients and the public.

The group meets on a quarterly basis to enable progress and strategic engagement.

Name Representing
Dawn Clark Bath and North East Somerset CCG
Bab Williams Bristol CCG
Hein Le Roux Gloucestershire CCG
Kate Mitchell Kernow CCG
Miriam Ainsworth North Somerset CCG
Lynne Kilner North, East and West Devon CCG
Chris Absolon Somerset CCG
Solveig Sansom South Devon and Torbay CCG
Jonathan Evans South Gloucestershire CCG
Gill May Swindon CCG
Gill Horne Wiltshire CCG
Julian Abel Weston Hospice
Donna-Louise Laird Sequol
Jo Stonehouse SWAST
Rachel Newman Royal Cornwall Hospital
Liz Toy Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Rebecca Keating North Somerset Council
Tom MacConnell Musgrove Park Hospital
Tricia Needham Dorothy House Hospice
Julia Verne Public Health England
Liz Rees Health Education South West
Susanna Hill South West Strategic Clinical Network
Gina King South West Strategic Clinical Network
George Lillie South West Strategic Clinical Network
Jennie Shine South West Strategic Clinical Network
Frances Tippett South West Strategic Clinical Network