Stephen Barclay


Principal Investigator


Dr Stephen Barclay qualified in 1981 following medical training in Cambridge and Oxford. After GP training in Bristol he started GP work in a market town practice in the Cambridgeshire Fens and then in 1990 moved to a GP practice in Cambridge. He continues to work clinically in both General Practice and Palliative Medicine and is Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine at the Arthur Rank House hospice and at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. He leads the teaching of Palliative Care in the School of Clinical Medicine of the University of Cambridge and is Clinical Lead for End of Life Care in the Cambridge and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group. His research interests focus on Palliative Care provision in Primary Care: he was awarded his MD from the University of Cambridge in 2005 for a thesis entitled “General Practitioner provision of Palliative Care in the United Kingdom”. In 2011 he was appointed as University Lecturer in General Practice and Palliative Care in the Primary Care Unit of the University of Cambridge. He is involved in several national policy development groups concerning NHS Palliative and End of Life Care provision. His research group is continuing to investigate Palliative and End of Life Care provision in the community.


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