Lewis-Manning Hospice Care has welcomed on board Jacqueline Swift as a new Patron of the charity. She joins with a wealth and depth of knowledge and expertise in the Dorset healthcare sector, having previously worked as Vice Chair of the NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group, as well as holding a number of senior executive roles in the private sector.
Jacqueline, a former High Sheriff of Dorset (2018/19) is currently a Deputy Lieutenant of the county, supporting the Lord Lieutenant.
Commenting on her new role, Jacqueline said, “I am delighted to become a Patron of Lewis- Manning Hospice Care. This is a very exciting time in the life of this charity, as it embraces the contemporary and innovative strategies in end-of-life care. It’s very well placed in the community, at the heart of peoples’ needs, at a time in society when we are more aware than ever of ensuring that people have a good death. The hospice is achieving so many good things and I am really looking forward to being a part of its continuing journey.”
CEO Clare Gallie said, “I am thrilled that Jacqueline has agreed to join us as Patron, a voluntary role at our charity, and to have the opportunity to work together into the future”.