Meet the team

Here are our amazing team who help make the care we provide possible

See the people who help make Teesside Hospice the special place it is

  • Maureen Thompson

    Maureen Thompson - Chief Executive

    Maureen Thompson - Chief Executive

    Maureen started her career as a nurse and midwife working in the NHS for a number of years. She spent 15 years working in the independent sector bo...

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  • Prof Brian Footitt

    Prof Brian Footitt - Chairman

    Prof Brian Footitt - Chairman

    Brian’s career in the NHS spanned 40 years, beginning as a Nurse, his last appointment before retiring in 2005 was Director of Nursing Development ...

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  • Bob Jewell

    Bob Jewell - Treasurer

    Bob Jewell - Treasurer

    Bob has 40 years financial experience in both Local Government and the Health Service. He was the Deputy Director of Finance for South Tees Hospita...

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  • Ann O'Hanlon

    Ann O'Hanlon - Trustee

    Ann O'Hanlon - Trustee

    Ann O'Hanlon has been a Trustee of the Hospice since July 2012 and is the Vice Chair of Teesside Hospice Care Foundation and Chair of Teesside Hosp...

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  • Bill Pickersgill

    Bill Pickersgill - Trustee

    Bill Pickersgill - Trustee

    Bill has been a Trustee at Teesside Hospice since October 2009 and is a member of the Audit and Governance board. Bill has lived most of his life i...

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  • Maxine Craig

    Maxine Craig - Trustee

    Maxine Craig - Trustee

    Maxine joined Teesside Hospice as a Trustee in 2013 and is an Organisation Development (OD) specialist, with over 33 years of public sector experie...

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  • Nigel Packer

    Nigel Packer - Trustee

    Nigel Packer - Trustee

    Nigel’s background is from Mental Health Nursing with involvement in Risk Management, litigation, Health and Safety and most recently in Emergency ...

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  • Tony Waites

    Tony Waites - Trustee

    Tony Waites - Trustee

    Tony Waites has been a Trustee of Teesside Hospice for over 21 years and is a Director of Teesside Hospice Trading Company and is the Chair of the ...

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  • Les Fysh

    Les Fysh - Trustee

    Les Fysh - Trustee

    Les retired from British Telecom in 1995 having worked in senior engineering management roles both here and in the South Pacific islands of Vanuatu...

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  • Erica Turner

    Erica Turner - Company Secretary

    Erica Turner - Company Secretary

    Erica Turner was appointed a Trustee of Teesside Hospice Care Foundation in October 2013.  Erica completed her law ...

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  • Paul McGrath

    Paul McGrath - Trustee

    Paul McGrath - Trustee

    Paul has had an extensive career in Human Resource Management and general management.   He worked with local author...

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  • David Swallow

    David Swallow - Trustee

    David Swallow - Trustee

    David joined as a Trustee in 2015 and he is the Chair of the hospice Audit and Governance Committee. On qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, David...

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  • Dr Richard Parkin

    Dr Richard Parkin - Trustee

    Dr Richard Parkin - Trustee

    Richard, a retired General Medical Practitioner, worked in a General Practice in Skelton in Cleveland for over 30 years. He was part of a team comm...

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