Carolyne Barber | St Joseph's Hospice

Carolyne Barber

Head of Mission

Carolyne is a registered nurse with over 26 years experience  in palliative care and has worked and taught in many settings within the NHS, the Developing World and St Joseph’s Hospice.

In the early part of her career, Carolyne spent 7 years working with and caring for people with HIV/ AIDS and other life limiting diseases in Romania, Honduras, Guatemala and Uganda. Part of her role within this field involved developing and delivering palliative care education for nurses and other clinical staff, some of which was in collaboration with the Tropical Health Education Trust (THET).

Carolyne then worked for many years in the NHS before joining St Joseph’s Hospice. She has a BSc (Hons) in Oncology and MA in Academic Practice. Carolyne is passionate about Specialist Palliative Care, especially its philosophy of empowering people to live as well as they can through the delivery of holistic care. 

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