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Gough, Nick – consultant in palliative care


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Nick Gough, consultant in palliative care


Tel: 020 7188 4754

Area of expertise: pain and symptom control, palliative care and quality of life

  • Biography

    Nick Gough is a consultant in palliative care at Guy's and St Thomas'NHS Foundation Trust. He trained at University College London gaining degrees in both medicine and a BSc in pharmacology.

    His training in palliative care included rotational appointments at St Christopher’s hospice, King's College and Royal Marsden Hospitals.

    He has a keen research interest in cancer and quality of life and was awarded a Doctor of Medicine in 2015 from the institute of cancer research for his thesis entitled "Advanced soft tissue sarcoma: health related quality of life, symptom burden and prognostic indicators".

  • Specialist interests

    • Quality of life in cancer
    • Pharmacology of symptom control
    • Interface between care in acute and community health settings.
  • Research interests

    • Quality of life
    • Palliative care in sarcoma and rare cancers.