Claire Henry

MBE RGN Postgraduate Diploma BSc (Hons)
Independent Consultant in Palliative and End of Life Care

Claire Henry is an Independent Consultant specialising in end of life care. Her previous roles have included National Director for the NHS End of Life Care Programme which supported the implementation of the National End of Life Care Strategy for England, Chief Executive of the National Council for Palliative Care and Director of Improvement and Transformation at Hospice UK.

Claire’s background is in nursing; she trained at South Lincolnshire School of Nursing. After qualifying, she worked predominately in cancer and palliative care. She was awarded an MBE for her services to improving end-of-life care in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2013. Claire has also received a lifetime achievement award from the International Journal of Palliative Nursing Award.