Core Team 

Dr Yasmin Khan, Senior Responsible Officer


Marie Hancock, Network Manager

Marie has worked for the NHS for over 20 years with a clinical background in nursing. Prior to joining the Clinical Network, she worked in public health, medicines management, oncology research, in the NHSE National Palliative and End of Life Team for three years and as a commissioner of end of life services in Hull CCG and Doncaster CCG. In her current role as Network Manager within the Network she is part of the senior management team.


Sharmine Ahmed, Admin Support Officer


SCN ICS Clinical Leads

North East & North Cumbria

Kathryn Hall


Lucy Lowery

I am a Consultant and Clinical Lead in Specialist Palliative Care in North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust.  My clinical role involves working in community, acute hospital, and hospice settings. My areas of interest are medical ethics, and improving access to palliative care services for all patients irrespective of diagnosis.  I have a Masters degree in 'Medical Ethics and Palliative Care'.


West Yorkshire & Harrogate

Deborah Penfold

Suzanne Kite


Humber Coast & Vale

Michelle Muir

Helen Turner

I  qualified as a Nurse in 1999 and a District Nurse in 2004 and have been passionate about delivering a high standard of palliative and End of Life care throughout my career. Currently work within Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation trust as an Associate Chief Nurse for within the community and therapy division.  I lead on the EoL improvements across the trust and I am passionate about delivering high standards of patient care, supporting staff to develop and maintaining high professional nursing standards.


South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw

Sarah Mitchell

Sam Kyeremateng


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