Baroness Llora Finlay of Llandaff, professor of palliative medicine and chronic pain at the Velindre NHS trust, Cardiff, is presenting this year?s Marsden Lecture at the Royal Free. Baroness Finlay will speak on ?Quality at the end of Life? in a lecture on Thursday 16 November.
Baroness Finlay has worked with Marie Curie Cancer Care since 1987, published and lectured widely on palliative care and conducted research into aspects of cancer palliative care.
She was vice dean in the School of Medicine at Cardiff University, where she established the internationally renowned Certificate Diploma/MSc distance learning courses in palliative care. She is now president elect at the Royal Society of Medicine.
Since her elevation to a peerage in 2001, she has been actively involved in debates on health issues. She is a member of the Expert Advisory Committee on Cancers, the Select Committees on Science and Technology, and the Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill.
The Marsden Lecture will be held in the Peter Samuel Hall at the Royal Free hospital at 5.15pm. All are welcome to attend. The lecture will be followed by a reception in the atrium.