Kate Heaps, Chief Executive - Responsible for overseeing the Hospice, ensuring that Hospice resources are used as effectively and efficiently as possible and that the Hospice continues to respond to the needs of the community that we serve.
Wendy Lethem, Nurse Consultant in Palliative Care – Oversees the Hospice’s Hospital Palliative Care Team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich and holds SLT responsibility for education and training. As part of her role, Wendy also engages at a senior level with community and hospital based clinicians, managers and commissioners involved in the care of people with palliative care needs with the aim of improving care for anyone who may need end of life care, regardless of diagnosis or care setting and particularly the frail, the very old and those with dementia.
Aneta Saunders, Director of Income Generation - Overall leadership of all voluntary income. Aneta leads the retail and fundraising teams, who work directly with our community to provide much needed funding. With two-thirds of the Hospice costs being met by voluntary income, it is only with support of our donors, fundraisers and shop visitors that we can provide care to those who need us most across Greenwich and Bexley boroughs.
Victor D'Arcy-Smith, Director of Finance and Resources - Overall leadership of the Hospice finances, IT and Estates. Victor is a Chartered Certified Accountant with substantial senior and financial management experience within the charity and private sectors.
Jon Devlin, Associate Director of Business Development & Partnerships - Overall leadership of commissioning and the Hospice’s relationships with partners in the local healthcare system; understanding and reporting the experience people have of the Hospice’s care; volunteering; involving our local communities; our Compassionate Neighbours project; and leading a programme which enables voluntary organisations throughout Bexley to work with the London Borough of Bexley to improve adult social care.
Graham Turner, Director of Care and Transformation - Overall responsibility for shaping the strategic direction of the Hospice's clinical service. Graham brings a wealth of experience to the role. He is a paramedic and has worked in the military, the NHS and in charitable hospices.
Administration and Support
Kim Murphy, PA to the Chief Executive Provides secretarial support and assistance to the Chief Executive, the Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership Team within the Hospice, acting on their behalf when necessary and providing assistance with projects
Julie Collins, PA to Clinical Leads
Provides administrative support and assistance to Clinical Leads, clinical staff and the Senior Leadership Team within the Hospice, acting on their behalf when necessary and providing assistance with projects. .