Dr Adrian Tookman – 2015

Dr Adrian Tookman – 2015

The annual London Presidential Lecture took place Monday 11th January 2016 at 20:15

The speaker was Dr Adrian Tookman FRCP who gave an address to the Association on the topic of:

“Living and Dying in ‘uncertain times’”

Dr Adrian Tookman has been a Palliative Medicine Specialist since 1985.

He is Medical Director of The Marie Curie Hospice, Hampstead and has a National role as Clinical Director of Marie Curie. He is a Trustee and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for Chai Cancer Care.

Currently he is Lead Field Editor for the Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care group for the Cochrane Systematic Review group. His research interests include: Rehabilitation and Survivorship in Cancer, The Effects of Opioids on Memory, Sexuality in Palliative Care and Advance Directives.