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Carey, Irene - consultant in palliative medicine


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Irene Carey - consultant in palliative medicine



Area of expertise: renal palliative care


  • Biography

    Irene Carey has been a consultant in palliative medicine at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust since 2004.

    Her interests include renal palliative care and the needs of patients with lung cancer.

    She has jointly led the development of the AMBER care bundle which aims to improve patient centred care and decision making for patients with an uncertain potential for recovery. The care bundle is now being implemented in over 30 hospitals nationally.

  • Specialist interests

    • renal palliative care
    • needs of patients with lung cancer.