Canon Father John J Gaine acted as a trustee from 1987 to 2017. He was the Parish Priest of St Theresa’s Birkdale and regularly attended the hospice to support patients, families and staff. Father Gaine continues to follow the developments Queenscourt at Queenscourt keenly. Upon his retirement as Trustee Father Gaine was made Honorary Life Vice President in recognition of his years of service and dedication.
Cath Baldry is one of our Directors Emeritus, after retiring from her role as Director of Nursing and Education in 2013. Cath began her nursing career in 1964 and had her first contact with Queenscourt in 1985 when she joined fundraising efforts to help establish the hospice. She began working for Queenscourt in 1991 as a nurse and advanced her career first in nursing and then in education. Although now retired, Cath still works on a part-time basis as an Education Facilitator for Queenscourt, as well as volunteering once again to help fundraise.