“Palliative care is about living as well as possible, for as long as possible.”

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John Sheridan has worked in the NHS for 23 years, starting as an A&E receptionist. Now Macmillan Lead Nurse for End of Life Care within Specialist Palliative Care at North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, John reflects on how essential his role is, especially for those with a cancer diagnosis.

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“Empathy and humility should be a mainstay of our daily routine, irrespective of where we lead from.”

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John Sheridan has worked in the NHS for 23 years, starting as an A&E receptionist. Now Macmillan Lead Nurse for End of Life Care and Operational Lead for Specialist Palliative Care, John reflects on how the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme has impacted on his role and his approach to leadership.

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