Fliss qualified in medicine in the UK in 1986. She worked in General Practice for almost 10 years, and then undertook specialist training in palliative medicine. She is now a Professor of Palliative Care at Hull York Medical School, Director of the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, and Visiting Professor of Palliative Care at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK.
Fliss is experienced in providing palliative care to a wide range of people with far advanced disease and their families, and has published extensively on palliative and end-of-life care needs, especially for older people and those with advanced kidney disease.
She is also experienced in research methods: cohort and cross sectional surveys, psychometrics, implementation and use of outcomes, especially the Integrated Palliative care (or Patient) Outcome Scale (see www.pos-pal.org).
Teaching and Learning
Fliss contributes to the undergraduate training of medical students at Hull York Medical School, and to postgraduate training across a range of disciplines.