Robert completed his medical degree at the University of Edinburgh and became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians whilst working in Brighton.
He now works clinically at Addenbrooke’s Hospital as part of the specialist palliative care team.
His undergraduate teaching roles in Cambridge currently focus on symptom control, end of life care, and clinical communication skills.
In addition, he has a particular interest in developing novel multimedia simulation programmes, two of which are now established parts of the undergraduate course at the Clinical School.
- End of life care
- Evaluation of novel educational interventions
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Kingdon A, Spathis A, Brodrick R, Clarke G, Kuhn I, Barclay S. What is the impact of clinically assisted hydration in the last days of life? A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 12:bmjspcare-2020-002600.
Antunes B, Bowers B, Winterburn I, Kelly MP, Brodrick R, Pollock K, Majumder M, Spathis A, Lawrie I, George R, Ryan R, Barclay S. Anticipatory prescribing in community end-of-life care in the UK and Ireland during the COVID-19 pandemic: online survey. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care. Published Online First: 16 June 2020. doi: 10.1136/bmjspcare-2020-002394