Who am I

Dr Robert Twycross, DM Oxon, FRCP, FRCR

Emeritus Clinical Reader in Palliative Medicine, 
Oxford University.

Qualified 1965. In the early 1970s, Research Fellow in Therapeutics at St Christopher’s Hospice, London. Subsequently, Medical Director of Sir Michael Sobell House, Churchill Hospital, Oxford. From 1988–2001, Clinical Reader in Palliative Medicine, Oxford University and, from 1988–2005, Head of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Palliative Care.

He has taught in nearly 50 countries, and has written some 300 articles, chapters and editorials, and is the author/editor of several widely acclaimed textbooks, including the Palliative Care Formulary. He has received numerous lifetime achievement and other awards from professional organizations.