Dr Iain Lawrie

SpecialityPresident, The Association for Palliative Medicine, North Manchester General Hospital

Dr Iain Lawrie is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at North Manchester General Hospital, UK and Associate Hospital Dean for Communication Skills Teaching / Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Manchester University Foundation NHS Trust / University of Manchester. Iain started life as a Physiotherapist before studying Medicine in Leicester. He entered Palliative Medicine through the General Practice route. In Manchester since 2008, Iain works in secondary care and has been both Lead Clinician and Director Medical Education in a large NHS Trust and has published widely. Iain is currently President of the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland, a Trustee and Council member of RCP (London), a member of the Ambitions Programme Steering Committee, and the Editorial Boards of several international journals. Iain is also a specialist advisor to several NHS England / Improvement and Royal College work streams.