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Meet the Clinical Network Team

Cheshire & Merseyside Clinical Leads

Dr_Paula_Powell_EOLPCN_clinical_lead.jpgDr Paula Powell, Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Paula is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Medical Director at Willowbrook Hospice in St Helen's & Knowsley. A consultant for 6 years, she was previously a GP and combined General Practice and Palliative Medicine for a number of years before focusing on Palliative Medicine.

She has been actively involved with the PEOLCN for 4-5 years, for 3 of those as Chair of the PEOLCN Education Strategy Group. Paula has also worked with others in developing the Cancer Network Malignant Spinal Cord Compression Clinical Guidelines.

Her main interest is in education and working towards ensuring that all health and care professionals across Cheshire and Merseyside have the skills they need to support patients and families at end of life.



Dr Debbie Harvey, GP Palliative and End of Life Lead : Debbie is a portfolio GP who practices in South Sefton. She has previously worked in older people's mental health services and holds a diploma in CBT. Most of her time is now spent focusing on cancer services and end of life care with a particular interest in older people, frailty and care homes.


 Lancashire and South Cumbria Clinical Lead

susan_salt.jpgDr Susan Salt, Clinical Lead: Susan is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Medical Director of Trinity Hospice in Blackpool.