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

  • David Smith - Chief Executive

    David Smith - Chief Executive

    Following an early career in finance David entered the voluntary sector in 1995 working in housing and advice before specialising in mental healthc...

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  • Professor Brian Footitt - Chairman

    Professor 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 - 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 - 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 - 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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  • Dr Tony Waites - Trustee

    Dr Tony Waites - Trustee

    Dr 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 t...

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  • 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 - 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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  • 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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