Dr Clare Finnegan

Dr Clare Finnegan MBChB, FRCP, PGCTLCP, Dip Ethics of  Cancer and Palliative Care.

Consultant in Palliative Medicine with West Lancashire, Southport & Formby Supportive and Specialist Palliative Care Services.

Current teaching or clinical interests

I am passionate about improving end of life care for those in hospital and the community, and ensuring we support patients values, wishes and preferences for care. I enjoy teaching a wide variety of health care professionals to support them to provide excellent end of life care. I am a tutor on the PGCert Integrated and Palliative and End of Life Care – delivered by the Queesncourt Hospice / Edge Hill partnership.

Experience in ethical issues/ Ethical areas of interest

I have daily clinical experience facing end of life ethical situations with patient, families and colleagues. I have in interested in the ethics of end of life, in particular nutrition and hydration in the dying patient.

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