Jackie joined the department in 2005 and has a background predominately in mental health and palliative care. Since joining the department she has developed expertise in the planning and delivery of palliative care education and training at Graduate, Post Graduate and generalist level. Her current interests include psychosocial care, communication and symptom management.

Jackie is an accredited trainer within NHS Forth Valley for both ‘Sage and Thyme’ communication training and ‘EC4H Advanced Communication training’. She is also an accredited QELCA trainer.

If you would like to discuss how Jackie could work with you, please contact Jackie.higgins2@nhs.net or 01324 826222 (ext.290)