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Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Meet our Education & Development Team

Our Education and Development Team of experienced practitioners work in a spirit of collaboration and co-operation, helping people to achieve their personal, professional and organisational goals.

Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

Meet the team

Karen Cook

Head of Education

Karen is a registered adult nurse with a career focused on palliative and end-of-life care both in clinical practice, management, education and research across different settings including primary, acute and hospice care.

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Andrea Finch

Practice Educator

Andrea worked for more than six years on the Inpatient Unit as a Staff Nurse and Sister at Thames Hospice, before moving into training and education as the Practice Educator.

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Carol Lake

Assistant Education Practitioner

Carol's role as Assistant Education Practitioner involves providing training of Health Care Assistants as part of their induction programme (Care Certificate, QCF Level 3 etc.)

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Abdul Azad

ReSPECT Project Manager

Abdul joined Thames Hospice in October 2020 as the ReSPECT Project Manager.

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Nicola Cross

Education Office Assistant

Nicola Cross joined Thames Hospice in November 2020 as the Education Office Assistant, supporting the department with general administrative duties relating to the education, training and development of staff and volunteers across the charity.

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Jayne Armantrading

Education Office Assistant

Jayne Armantrading joined Thames Hospice in April 2021 as the Education Office Assistant, supporting the team with general administrative duties relating to the education, training and development of staff and volunteers across the charity.

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01753 842121

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7 days a week, 24 hours a day

01753 848925

Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

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