North Devon Hospice
North Devon Hospice

Our Team

Sam Ritzen

Head of Education

Sam has been working in Education for over 13 years teaching across all levels of education to degree. Sam holds a Masters degree and Post Graduate Certificate in Education and is Head of Education for the North Devon Hospice.

Chris Allbrook

Outreach Care Home Facilitator for End of Life Care

Avril Brock

Clinical Nurse Specialist and Education Facilitator

Jackie Cockwill Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative care.

Tutor for:

Symptom management in Advanced disease and care of the dying

Also participate in development and implementation of North Devon Hospice Education and support a variety of colleagues in different settings to identify needs and provide education as an integral part of clinical practice.

Jackie Cockwill

Clinical Nurse Specialist and Education Facilitator

John Fletcher-Cullum

Lecturer Practitioner

I have many years experience in Specialist Palliative Care having worked in the community, hospice inpatient and hospital palliative care teams. I am a trained communication skills facilitator and have taught on the psychology level 3 courses run throughout the Peninsula. I have worked as the End of Life Lead for Northern Devon Healthcare Trust and have led sessions on End of Life documentation and Treatment Escalation Plans. I have achieved the V300 Independent non medical prescribers qualification in addition to a first degree.