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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff


Ilora Gillian Finlay, Baroness Finlay of Llandaff FMedSci, is a Welsh doctor, professor of palliative medicine, and an Independent Crossbench member of the House of Lords, and co-chair of the APPCOG. 

A Professor of palliative medicine, Baroness Finlay has had a long standing interest in promoting CO safety in and out of Parliament. She chaired the APPCOG's inaugural research inquiry and its report: 'Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning' in 2011 and was also the Parliamentary Chair of the 2015 APPCOG report, 'Carbon Monoxide: From Awareness to Action'.

She is a past president of the Royal Society of Medicine. She is a professor of palliative medicine at Cardiff University School of Medicine, and is consultant at the Velindre cancer centre in Cardiff. On 28 June 2001, she was made a life peer as Baroness Finlay of Llandaff.

She is currently a Vice President of Marie Curie, Patron of The Trussell Trust's foodbank network in Wales, and the Motor Neurone Disease Association, as well as is also a co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Health and the Parliamentary Group on Dying Well.