RGN, Dip(Ed), BA (Hons) Palliative Care, Post Graduate Certificate in Practice Education, MSc Health Care Practice
Amanda commenced her career within ITU and general medicine. As a ward sister at Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI) she developed an interest in palliative care and went on to become a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) at the LRI and Kettering General Hospital. After working in New Zealand for a time, Amanda now leads the Practice Development Team and maintains her clinical skills by working as a Palliative Care Community Nurse Specialist within the hospice.
RGN DipEd (Palliative Care) NMP
Carolyn came into palliative care in 1984 as SEN and then studied to convert to a Registered General Nurse in 1993, whilst working at Cynthia Spencer Hospice. After working as a senior nurse at the hospice and undertaking further study, Carolyn gained a promotion to be a Macmillan Nurse in 2000, working in the community. She then undertook further intense study to become a non-medical prescriber. Carolyn joined Cransley Hospice Palliative Care Team in 2015 as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care.
In July 2018 Carolyn became an End of Life Care Educator/Facilitator with the Practice Development Team and enjoys sharing her knowledge and developing the skills of others.
Our associate facilitators have a wealth of senior nurse experience and currently work in a range of clinical settings within Specialist Palliative Care. They support the Practice Development Team in the delivery of high quality education.