Dr Teresa Beynon
Consultant in Palliative Medicine /Honorary Senior Lecturer
Teresa is multidisciplinary lead for the hospital palliative care team at St. Thomas' Hospital. She is audit lead for the Oncology and Haematology directorate. She is also co-ordinates the undergraduate palliative care teaching and examining of medical students at Guy's and St. Thomas' hospital, is clinical advisor to undergraduate clinical students and arranges special study modules and elective visits for students and other visitors to the hospital trust.
Teresa, Richard Harding, Lucy Selman, Eloise Radcliffe and the dermato-oncology team at St. Johns Institute have completed an 18 month study funded by Dimbleby Cancer Care exploring the needs of patients with Cutaneous T cell lymphoma and thier caregivers (formal and informal). Some of the work has been published and some still needs to be written up. Further work is expected to explore the management of specific symptoms and quality of life tools.