Dr Joanne Droney

Consultant in Palliative Medicine MRCP(I) PhD

Specialism: Palliative care

Available at: Chelsea, Sutton

Special interests:

  • Adult palliative care
  • Symptom control, in particular pain and constipation management
  • Inter-individual response of patients to opioids for cancer pain
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Integrated Palliative Care


Dr Joanne Droney has a specialist interest in adult palliative care and symptom control with a particular interest in the management of pain and constipation. Dr Droney has carried out research into the inter-individual response of patients to opioids for cancer pain. She is research lead in the department and also leads on a number of service development initiatives relating to Integrated Palliative Care.

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