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​Palliative Care

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, with telephone advice to hospital staff out of hours.

Anne Dixon, CNS
Margaret Jones, CNS
Jane Pople, CNS
Dr Sandra Pepper, Specialty Doctor