Dr Christina Faull

Consultant in Palliative Medicine, LOROS hospice, Leicester

BmedSci, MB BS, FRCP.,M.D. Dip Clin Hyp, PGCert Med Ed.

Since 2003 Christina has been a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at LOROS, the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice and the University Hospitals of Leicester.  In 2013 she was awarded an honorary Chair at De Montfort University.

Christina is the LOROS hospice lead for research http://www.loros.co.uk/education-training-research/research/. Her recent research has focussed on the experiences of professionals and family in withdrawing ventilation at the request of a patient with MND.  The findings from which are translated into National Guidance published by the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland and available at http://apmonline.org/publications/.

Christina is a clinician, educator and researcher and is widely published.  Her two books (Handbook of Palliative Care and Palliative Care) were both awarded the BMA medical book of the year.