Harris Manchester College
University of Oxford
Fellows & Staff - Governing Body

Professor Bee Wee

Professor Bee Wee is Tutor in Medicine and Official Fellow at Harris Manchester College. She is practising as Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Sir Michael Sobell House, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. She is Associate Professor at Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford University, and Associate Director of Clinical Studies in the Medical Sciences Division. Bee is also Head of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Palliative Care, Visiting Professor at Oxford Brookes University and University of Worcester, and Honorary Professor at Sichuan University, China. She is Past President of the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland. Currently, she is National Clinical Director for End of Life Care for NHS England. She chairs a Quality Standards Advisory Committee for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.


MB BCh BAO (Dublin), PhD, FRCP, FRCP, FAcadMedEd, MA Ed, Dip Pall Med 


Medicine / Palliative Care

Research Interests:

Palliative care research including symptom management, rehabilitation and end-of-life care: in particular, death rattle, fatigue, caregiver support, and educational methods and effectiveness. 



Dr Bee Wee is a Tutor for Medicine at Harris Manchester College. She is Associate Director for Clinical Studies at the Medical School in Oxford University, and a member of the Education Policy and Standards Committee, and Audit Subcommittee for the Medical Sciences Division, Oxford University.

She led the development of e-ELCA: an e-learning programme for end of life care commissioned by the Department of Health in 2010. This is available free of charge to health and social care professionals in England and at cost globally:  http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/end-of-life-care/

Department Information:

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine  http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/principal-investigators/researcher/bee-wee

Contact Information:

Email: bee.wee@hmc.ox.ac.uk

Books and articles in peer review journals:

Dr Bee Wee has published on symptom control, specifically death rattle, and both medical and interprofessional education.