Dr Kathryn Mannix works in palliative care in the UK. In this ABC podcast, she speaks with Indira Naidoo about her work in her book Listen: how to find the words for tender conversations.
Dr Kathryn Mannix qualified as a doctor in 1982 and has worked in palliative care since 1986. She is currently a consultant in palliative medicine at the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust. In the early 1990s,. she also trained as a cognitive behavioural therapist, and launched the UK’s first dedicated CBT palliative care clinic. She’s also been involved in NCPC and Dying Matters events over the years, and has been a long-time advocate for better end of life care.