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Professor Karen Forbes

Professor Karen Forbes

Professor Karen Forbes
M.B.,Ch.B.(Birm.), F.R.C.P.

Professorial Teaching Fellow in Palliative Medicine

Bristol Oncology Centre,
Horfield Road, Bristol BS2 8ED
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 342 3507

Research summary

Quality of end-of-life care within hospital settings

How students and junior doctors learn to deal with death and dying

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Karen is a Professorial Teaching Fellow at the University of Bristol and a consultant in Palliative Medicine at the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust.  Half of her sessions are clinical and half are devoted to teaching and research.  She is the lead for the firth year medical undergraduate course, runs the fifth year medical undergraduate teaching in Oncology and Palliative Medicine and the University of Bristol’s Masters programme in Palliative Medicine.  She is an honorary lecturer at the University’s Centre for Ethics in Medicine, a member of the Specialist Advisory Committee on Palliative Medicine for the Joint ...

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