MB, BCh, BAO, MRCP(Ire), MSc, Dip learning and teaching, FRCP
Consultant in Palliative Medicine (1997 – present)
Lead for Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUH) End-of-life care (EOLC) project ‘Improving care of the Dying’
Mary qualified from University College Cork, Ireland in 1988. She trained and worked in palliative medicine in Ireland, Sweden and the UK before starting as a consultant in palliative medicine in Oxford in 1998.
Mary has a strong interest in education; she completed a Diploma in Learning and Teaching at Oxford University in 2005, was Training Programme Director and Regional Specialty Advisor (2002 – 2008) and has led the Oxford Advanced Courses in Pain and Symptom Management since 2005. Since the inception of OxCERPC in 2017, Mary and the team are focusing on building an exciting portfolio of courses, building research readiness and reaching out to practitioners across the globe.
Mary was Clinical Lead at Sobell House between 2009 and 2016. Now she leads the end-of-life care project across OUH. This Quality Improvement project is the largest in her portfolio of QIPs.