Dr Penny McNamara


Bedford Hospital

Job Title

Consultant in palliative Medicine


MMBS MRCGP MSc (Ethics in palliative care)FRCP


Palliative Medicine

Other Roles

Foundation Programme Director, Medical Director Willen Hospice

Education and Training

Dr McNamara graduated from St George’s Hospital Medical School in 1989. She commenced her specialty training in South Thames and accumulated hospice experience in several large centres in that region. She transferred to Eastern region in 1998 competing her training in 2000 and became the first Palliative Care consultant in Bedfordshire, working between St John’s Hospice and Bedford Hospital


Consultant post commenced 2000


Lyn Mabberley Secretary to the Palliative Care Team ext 2296