Dr Ross Cruikshank
It is great to have the opportunity to raise awareness of palliative care to all health care providers, so that every clinical team may be prepared for being a part of a patient’s final journey.
Dr Ross Cruikshank is a Medical Oncologist and Palliative Care Physician, Clinical Leader, Department of Medical Oncology and Palliative Care, West Moreton Health, and Ipswich Hospice. Ross goes above and beyond to share his specialist expertise with other health professionals to improve the way care at the end of life is delivered in the community.
Ross's vision is to provide a truly integrated model of care where those approaching the end of their life move seamlessly through the service, receiving care in their place of choice.
Ross was nominated as a Health Hero by his colleague Serena Hoffman.