Dr David Gray - Consultant
David trained in Palliative Medicine in the West of Scotland before joining ACCORD Hospice in 2004 to commence a shared Consultant post between ACCORD and the Royal Alexandra Hospital. Along with hospital and hospice colleagues he has helped develop the RAH Palliative Care Team. Over the years he has been involved with local, regional and national initiatives such as the Managed Care Network, National Advisory Group and National Palliative Care Guidelines. He feels very fortunate to have had the opportunity to be part of the team within ACCORD and the NHS and has seen the benefit that this partnership working can deliver to the people we help care for.
Dr Lindsay McNeil - Consultant
Lindsay initially joined the team as a locum in June 2014 and was appointed to a permanent post as a Consultant at ACCORD in November 2015. Lindsay trained in general medicine in Glasgow before specialising in Palliative Medicine. Lindsay is committed to developing the vision of ACCORD Hospice, which is to provide specialist palliative care according to need, to patients across Renfrewshire regardless of care setting. With a focus on person centred care, her focus is in developing work to improve access to palliative care and implementing the use of assessment tools and outcome measures to provide a means of measuring, demonstrating and improving patient care at ACCORD.
Dr John Walley - Consultant
John has been a consultant in palliative medicine since coming to ACCORD in 2007. He trained in Edinburgh, initially in hospital medicine and general practice before moving into palliative medicine. During his training he worked in a variety of specialist palliative care teams including those serving in hospital, hospice and community settings. He also developed a research interest in cancer induced bone pain, working with Professor Maire Fallon at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre. At ACCORD his main areas of responsibility are the care of people in the inpatient unit and in their own homes. Through chairing the drugs and therapeutics committee he also has a role in making sure we use medicines safely and effectively. He has an interest in education and regularly teaches those wishing to know more about palliative care.