North West Regional Representative

Julie Gorry

Chief Executive, Wirral Hospice St John's

Julie Gorry


Tel: 0151 334 27780151 334 2778

Corresponding Geographical Region - Covers Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Cumbria.

Cancer Networks - Greater Manchester & Cheshire, Merseyside & Cheshire, Lancashire & South Cumbria.


BBC Radio Merseyside Interview

 - In response to Marie Curie report

Dr Catherine Hayle from Wirral Hospice has been interviewed live on BBC Radio Merseyside by Tony Snell. She was asked to respond to the new national Marie Curie report that reveals inequalities in accessible non-cancer care for some residents and parts of the UK.

You can listen to Catherine’s excellent interview here – (listen from 1hr 6 mins)

Marie Curie’s press release:

Marie Curie’s report:



Representative Support in the North West

We have two people who support Julie in this wide reaching Region:


Dr Paul Cook

Medical Director, Dr Kershaws Hospice Oldham. Paul is also Consultant in Palliative Care & Pain Medicine. You can find his personal profile under the resources tab. 

Maddy Bass

Head of Nursing Services at St. Mary's Hospice in Ulverston. You can find her profile under the resources tab and can contact her directly at: