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Palliative Care

Updated 18 February 2021


Dr Rachel Thorp

MB BAO BCh 1994 Trinity College Dublin
MICGP 1998 Eastern Regional Vocational Training Scheme

General Practice Training 1995-1998, Dublin
Specialty training in palliative medicine 2002-2006, West Scotland
Appointed Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Ardgowan Hospice and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde 2006
Appointed Consultant DCH and Weldmar Hospicecare Trust 2014

Special interests
Palliative care for non-malignant disease

DCH Monday AM, Friday AM and Wednesday (liaison service)
Joseph Weld Hospice Tuesday
Outpatient clinic at Joseph Weld Hospice / domiciliary visits Tuesday PM

01305 251150

Specialist Palliative Care Team
The palliative care team provide a liaison service to Dorset County Hospital Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

In conjunction with the end of life care team they also provide face to face support Saturday and Sunday 9am-5pm, and telephone advice to hospital staff out of hours

Anne Dixon, CNS
Jane Pople, CNS
Terri White, CNS
Wendy George, Associate Nurse Specialist

Dr Sandra Pepper, Specialty Doctor