Dr Ross Smith

Ross Smith was delighted to become part of the permanent team at Martin House as a Consultant in Paediatric Palliative Medicine after completing his training in 2020, at Leeds and Martin House.  Ross works with the families from Martin House Hospice and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, providing medical care from the perinatal period through to transition and early adulthood.  Ross has an interest in ‘Advance Care Planning’, working as administrator to the national Child and Young Person Advance Care Plan (CYPACP) website.  Ross is also working to help educate professionals nationwide and to increase understanding of palliative care issues, through the CYPACP website and by including palliative issues in the nationally recognise Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) course.