The Rev Dr Derek Fraser was Lead Chaplain and Bereavement Care Lead at Addenbrooke’s Hospital from 2001 to 2018. He then retired and has returned part-time to continue to practice in a senior role. He is an Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge. Derek is also a Senior Associate in the Cambridge Theological Federation and is actively involved in developing new patterns of pastoral care. He chaired the UK Board for Healthcare Chaplaincy from its inception in 2009 until 2017 and continues as its Academic Lead Officer, as well as being a professional adviser for chaplaincy posts and appointments. He is a member of the editorial board of Practical Theology journal, and he is an independent assessor of the Human Tissue Authority.

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