Associate specialist in palliative medicine
Helen Bonwick is an associate specialist working in specialist palliative medicine in Liverpool. She works between Marie Curie Hospice Liverpool and Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital. She has been the Merseyside representative on the SAS regional representatives committee since May 2020. She is also a member of the SAS specialists committee.
Helen is passionate about SAS doctors being recognised for their contribution and delivery of healthcare, education and research. She has been an educational supervisor for the last 6 years. She is also the SAS specialty lead in palliative medicine for Health Education North West (Merseyside and Cheshire). This means she is able to work between the RCP and Health Education England North West. She is currently reviewing development of SAS doctors in palliative care across the north west area including regular educational supervision, access to education and rotational posts. This also includes encouraging employers to work to the SAS charter. Her main interests relate to both undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare education.