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Professor Matthew Maddocks PhD, MCSP, FHEA
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Professor Matthew Maddocks PhD, MCSP, FHEA

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  • Supervisors

Professor of Health Services Research & Rehabilitation

Research Strategy & Quality & Executive Lead and PGR Lead, Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation. Research Executive Lead Palliative Care Clinical Academic Group, King's Health Partners.

Research subject areas

  • Palliative care

Contact details




Matthew is an academic physiotherapist. He completed a PhD on the role of exercise in cancer cachexia in 2010 and has since held National Institute of Health Research post-doctoral, clinical trials and career development fellowships. He is a co-lead for the Palliative & End of Life Care theme of the NIHR Applied Research Collaborative for South London.

He leads a team undertaking applied clinical and health services research that advances rehabilitation and palliative care for people with serious illness, through improved management of complex symptoms including breathlessness, fatigue, weakness, and syndromes including cachexia, sarcopenia and frailty.


  • Research Methods & Statistics in Palliative Care
  • Assessment and Management of Symptoms in Advanced Diseases
  • MBBS Medicine Scholarly Project Module
  • Physiotherapy Research Project