Liz is Mountbatten’s Director of Nursing; her areas of responsibility are leading the quality and delivery of care by nursing and allied health professionals including the Inpatient Unit, Day Services, Hospital Palliative Care Team, Mountbatten Community Team, Mountbatten Coordination Centre, Advance Care Planning Facilitator, Mountbatten’s Hospital Palliative Care Discharge Coordinator and End of Life Dementia service.

Liz has worked in end of life care for 32 years in a variety of nursing roles including Hospice Home Care Teams, Hospice Ward Sister, Hospital and Community Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care and Hospice Education Facilitator. Liz is also a qualified District Nurse and gained a BA (Hons) in Professional Practice, Palliative Care in 1994.

She completed the Masters in Hospice Leadership programme in 2013, where her interest in organisational culture informed the subject of her dissertation focussing on nursing culture in hospices.