Dr Katherine Buxton

Katherine currently works as a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Imperial College in London.

Sue Ryder Trustee, Katherine Buxton

Since her appointment in January 2012, she has developed and led on numerous work streams focused around her interests of improving planned care pathways, the electronic co-ordination of care across healthcare settings and enhanced supportive care in advanced liver disease.

Katherine was appointed as Clinical Lead for End-of-Life Care for Imperial College in July 2017. Since her appointment she has led on several key projects, including the development of clinical tools within the Trust electronic patient record, development of data dashboards and improvements related to CPR and treatment escalation decisions.

External to her roles within Imperial, Katherine is currently the Clinical Director for Palliative and End of Life Care for the Clinical Strategic Network in London and the Clinical Lead for the Universal Care Plan Programme.

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