NHS Health Education East Midlands

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Palliative Medicine

Welcome to the homepage for training in Palliative Medicine in the East Midlands. We hope the following information gives you an insight into the opportunities available in our area and encourages you to apply to come and join us!

Palliative Medicine is a young specialty with new challenges and opportunities allowing for a varied and changing career.  It can be highly rewarding, with a good mix of clinical work and opportunities to rely on highly developed clinical skills and judgement.  The holistic nature of Palliative Medicine encompasses the physical, psychosocial and/or spiritual domains of care and as such, good multi-professional working is fundamental to its success. There are opportunities to work in a variety of settings during training, including specialist palliative care units, hospitals and in the community.

Training Programme Directors

Dr Bisharat El-Khoury
Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Haywood House
City Hospital Campus
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
E-mail: bisharat.el-khoury@nuh.nhs.uk
Tel: 0115 9627619