Governance and Affiliation



The president is figurehead for the organisation, who often represents Phyllis Tuckwell at formal occasions.

Chris Tuckwell (Phyllis Tuckwell’s son)

Board of Trustees

The Board meet regularly and have a legal obligation to ensure that Phyllis Tuckwell is governed properly. Trustees also meet in sub-committee groups that focus on areas of Finance, Income Generation, Clinical Strategy and Special Projects.



Prof Michael Bailey, Trustee
Mr Ian Trotter, Joint VC
Anne Whelan, Trustee
Ms Veronica Carter, Trustee
Mr Michael Maher, Chairman
Mrs Helen Franklin, Trustee    Rosy Anand, Trustee
DR David Eyre-Brook, Joint VC      Ken Ratcliff, Trustee



Chief Executive

The CEO is delegated responsibility to manage the strategic direction of Phyllis Tuckwell and the day-to-day operations.

Sarah Brocklebank

Senior Management Team

The SMT are delegated responsibility by the CEO to manage the department areas of the Hospice Care operations.

Medical Director
Director of Patient Services
Director of Finance & Business Development
Director of Estates & IT
Director of Income Generation
Director of Marketing & Communications
Director of HR & Voluntary Services