Education & Development Consultant and Senior Facilitator
Vicky started her nursing career as a district nurse in South East London and has been working in palliative care for nearly 30 years. With a career spanning the NHS and voluntary sector she has held roles as CNS, senior manager, and consultant nurse. At the height of the AIDS crisis in the late 1980s she worked on the first community palliative care team in Europe working specifically with this group, and having difficult conversations with patients and their loved ones was part of daily practice. Alongside her experience in senior NHS management she completed her MSc in Palliative Care in 2002 and worked as a Consultant Nurse at St Christopher’s Hospice before moving back into the NHS in 2008. Vicky is an experienced senior communication skills trainer and clinician.