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60 Seconds with Steve Jamieson

Chief executive of The Hospice of St Francis Berkhamsted Steve Jamieson is passionate about end of life care
Steve Jamieson

Steve Jamieson qualified as a nurse in 1986. He worked for the RCN for 17 years and was deputy director of nursing – responsible for managing a team of professional leads across all areas of nursing – before moving to his current role, chief executive of The Hospice of St Francis Berkhamsted.

What are your main work responsibilities?

Managing a staff of 350 and over 1,200 volunteers, promoting excellence in end of life care, and ensuring we raise the £10 million each year needed to keep us going. We only receive 20% of our funding from the NHS.

How did you get your job?

I had wanted to be a CEO of a hospice for many years and had three interviews before being offered the post. I am passionate about end of life care and making sure that people get access to the right care at

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