Meet the team

Introducing the Palliative and End of Life Care Strategic Clinical Network team.

Dr David Waterman

Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust and St. Ann’s Hospice; Palliative and End of Life Care Clinical Lead for Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks

What matters to me:
  • Providing support to individuals with palliative care needs and their families
  • Continuing to develop palliative and end of life care services across Greater Manchester
  • I love football – Watford are my team

Dr Liam Hosie

GP Partner in Wigan Palliative and End of Life Care Primary Care Clinical Lead for Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks

What matters to me:
  • High quality primary care – I really believe that general practice is a key component in any healthcare system
  • Spending time with my family including my English springer spaniel
  • Watching Manchester City home and away – my ultimate obsession!

Dr Sophie Harrison

Macmillan Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Elaine Parkin

Quality Improvement Programme Manager, Palliative and End of Life Care Team, Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks

What matters to me:
  • Music and laughter. Always wear a smile and appreciate the lighter side of life
  • People, compassion, and kindness
  • I like to try and stay fit and healthy and love weight training. I’m always looking for new fitness challenges to keep me motivated.

Lynne Partington

North West Programme Manager (GMEC), Palliative and End of Life Care Team, Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks

What matters to me:
  • To remember that patients / residents /clients and their families should always be at the centre of everything I do
  • To carry out my work with integrity, honesty and kindness
  • To not be afraid to try out new things – zip-lining is next on my ‘to do’ list!

Gill Bailey

Project Manager, Palliative and End of Life Care Team, Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks

What matters to me:
  • To keep learning new skills
  • I love football – Man City are my team – going to every home game with friends
  • To have honest, trusting relationships with everyone who I work with

Shelley Cunliffe

Project Officer, Palliative and End of Life Care Team, Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks

What matters to me:
  • In my work within the Palliative and End of Life are team, it’s important to me that we work to establish equity of service delivery to all citizens in Greater Manchester.
  • I find it very satisfying to learn new skills and techniques which I can apply in my work, whether that be project management processes or achieving operational improvements utilizing new technology.
  • I advocate to improve the welfare of poultry by raising awareness of the living conditions of millions of hens currently residing in industrial farms. I hope one day as a society, that we can do better for these sentient animals.

Denise Woolrich

Business Support Officer, Palliative and End of Life Care Team, Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks