Caroline Nicholson

    Professor of Palliative Care and Ageing
    University of Surrey

    Professor Caroline Nicholson holds a chair in Palliative Care and Ageing within the School of Health Science, University of Surrey and is an Honorary Nurse Consultant at St Christopher’s Hospice London

    She is a current recipient of the Health Education England/ National Institute of Health Care Research Senior Clinical Lectureship and co-lead on End of Life for the British Geriatric Society (BGS).

    Her research programme seeks to evidence the person-centred palliative care needs and service response to support older people with complex care needs to live and die well.  She is particularly interested in the transitions that occurs in the last phase of life. Her clinical and academic practice includes sustaining and building the care workforce to meet the needs of older people living and dying overtime. She has published extensively in this field and is co-editor of the BGS guidance on end of life and frailty for clinicians across the multi-disciplinary team.