Dr Felicity Dewhurst
Honorary Consultant and Academic Clinical Lecturer
Felicity Dewhurst is an Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine at St Oswald’s Hospice and an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in the Population Health Sciences Institute at Newcastle University.
Felicity’s research interests include promoting equity in palliative care particularly in relation to frailty, multimorbidity, non-malignant disease and ethnic minority groups. She is passionate about trying to improve care through education and service modification.
Her postgraduate qualifications include an original research MD and a Masters’ in Health Professions Education. She has received research grants from NIHR, the Dunhill Foundation and the Royal College of Physicians, and research prizes from both Marie Curie and the British Geriatric Society. Felicity has previously been a Co-Chair of North East Palliative Registrars Research Alliance (NEPRRA) and is now a supporting consultant.