Leonor trained in Portugal and is a Deputy Ward Manager on one of St Christopher’s Hospice’s inpatient wards. Leonor also collaborates with St Christopher’s CARE in education and community projects.
She has a special interest in the spiritual and existential component of dying as she is a trained Death Doula – she trained in the USA with Going with Grace and in the UK with Living Well Dying Well. Leonor is a member of End of Life Doula UK. In this capacity she has taken part in conferences in Portugal and has supported the Palliative Care MSc in Lisbon, Portugal.
Leonor also has a social media project on Instagram ‘We Only Die Once’ (@weonlydieonce_) and you can read some of her work there and also in her article in the Nursing Times (‘It takes courage but showing softness and vulnerability can deepen relationships’ | Nursing Times).