Baroness Ilora Finlay

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff is an internationally renowned expert in palliative medicine and an independent cross-bench member of the House of Lords. 

Baroness Finlay is a Professor of Palliative Medicine at Cardiff University.

As the first consultant in Palliative Medicine in Wales in 1987 Baroness Finlay set up palliative and hospice services across Wales. She has worked with Marie Curie Cancer Care since 1987 and is a National Vice President. Baroness Finlay has published and lectured widely on palliative care and researched into aspects of cancer palliative care. She has remained an active clinician, teacher, author and academic as well as being involved in Parliament. Baroness Finlay will bring her experience and thinking to our conference panel on palliative care and dementia.