Coronavirus (COVID-19): visiting The Royal Marsden suspended

Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest: Visiting The Royal Marsden is still suspended, but we want to reassure our patients, their families and anyone worried about cancer during this difficult time that we are still delivering treatment - the hospital is open. Please see more information here about how we are keeping everyone safe.

Dr Jayne Wood

Consultant in Palliative Medicine Clinical Lead MBBS FRCP BSc PgDip Medical Ethics and Law

Specialism: Palliative care

Available at: Chelsea, Sutton

Special interests:

  • Adult palliative care
  • Pain management and symptom control
  • Education and training
  • Medical ethics


Dr Jayne Wood is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine providing palliative care support to patients attending The Royal Marsden and Royal Brompton Hospitals. She is the lead for education in the department and also the Training Programme Director for core medical trainees based across The Royal Marsden.

Dr Wood trained at the UCL and Royal Free Medical School. She did her postgraduate training in general medicine (FRCP) in and around London before specialising in palliative medicine. Her interests include pain, symptom control, education and training and medical ethics.

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