Meet the Team

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The Derian House Care Team includes registered children’s and adult nurses, learning disability nurses, play specialists, clinical support workers, physiotherapists, social worker, family counsellor, bereavement support, sibling support worker and volunteers.

Underpinning the crucial care that Derian House provides is a diverse team which provides vital support including Fundraising, Administration, Finance, Catering, Maintenance, People Services, Training, Housekeeping and Volunteering.Together, they all contribute to the enviable reputation of Derian House in setting exceptionally high standards in children’s hospice care.
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Meet The Derian House Team

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David Robinson

Chief Executive

My career started in the travel industry and over a period of 30 years I worked for private and corporate organisations ending my travel career with a large listed business.

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Lynn Grayson

Clinical Director

I have more than 30 years of nursing experience working in a number of hospitals across the country in Paediatric Intensive Care and Paediatric Oncology.

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Luke Bateson - Derian House

Luke Bateson

Facilities & Managed Services Manager

As Facilities Manager I am responsible for the management of services and processes that support the core operation of Derian House.

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Ben Leavesley - Derian House

Ben Leavesley

HR Manager

I have a passion for working alongside people and improving the way in which they interact with our organisation.

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Kevin Bedford Derian House

Kevin Bedford

Income Generation Manager

Working at Derian House is a genuine privilege and the opportunity to be part of such an incredible family of staff, children and families is something that I value very highly.

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Caroline Taylor - Derian House

Caroline Taylor

Communications and Marketing Manager

As Communications and Marketing Manager it’s my job to make sure everybody knows about the good work we do at Derian House.

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Diane McNally - Derian House

Diane McNally

Finance Manager

I am a qualified accountant and have worked at Derian House Children’s Hospice since 2014.

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Vanessa Spinks - Derian House

Vanessa Spinks

Compliance Manager

I have a passion for working alongside people and improving the way in which they interact with our organisation.

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Lisa Barlow - Operational Lead

Lisa Barlow

Operational Lead

I have worked at Derian for 5 years and had experience of working with children with complex needs and their families for the past 12 years.

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Dawn andrews

Dawn Andrews

Social Care Lead

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