Professor Catherine Urch Divisional director for surgery, cardiovascular and cancer, Trust cancer lead
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Catherine trained at Southampton University, completed junior medical jobs in London, and completed a PhD in neuro-developmental pain pathways and post-doctoral work in bone cancer pain at University College London.
She has held consultant posts at St Mary's, Royal Marsden and Royal Brompton hospitals since 2004. Her specialty interests are in complex pain management, palliative care, service development and transformation of services.
Since 2010 she has held management roles in oncology and palliative care. Additional roles include Chair of West London Research Ethics & GTAC since 2010, and previous chair of NSE London CLAG End of Life and RSM oncology section.
Palliative care, complex pain management
Research & publications
Bone cancer pain, care planning and prognostication