Sheila Payne, RGN, PhD, CPsychol

Division of Health Research, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom

Professor Sheila Payne is a health psychologist with a background in nursing. She holds an Emeritus Chair at the International Observatory on End of Life Care at Lancaster University. She is a Visiting Professor at the University of Ulster and the University of Applied Sciences, Zurich, Switzerland. She was President of the European Association of Palliative Care (2011-2015. Professor Payne has a long track record in palliative care research and scholarship.  Her research focuses on palliative and end-of-life care for older people.  She has published widely in academic and professional journals and published 14 books.