Prof David Oliver
Professor David Oliver is a retired Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine and is an Honorary Professor at the Tizard Centre at the University of Kent, at Canterbury.
He has lectured and published widely on neurological palliative care, particularly on the care of people with motor neurone disease/ amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He was the Chair for the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Guidelines on MND. He is principal editor of “Palliative Care of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – from diagnosis to bereavement” and edited “End of life care in neurological disease” and was first author of the EAN paper “A consensus review on the development of palliative care for patients with chronic and progressive neurological disease”.
He has been involved in many projects across Europe is Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Taskforce on Neurology and Palliative Care and a Member of the Management Group of the Palliative Care Specialty Group of the European Academy of Neurology. He is a Fellow of the European Academy of Neurology.