Our assessors

Ann Hetherington

Ann is from a nursing background and has several years experience of working at Weston Park Hospital. She has worked at the Centre since 2004 after being initially attracted by its holistic ethos, which has always underpinned her own practice and beliefs. Ann has also run three Sheffield Half Marathons and is currently training for a fourth one in order to raise funds for the Centre.


Delphine Sayre

Inspired by the work of the other Assessors, Delphine has recently trained to become an Assessor. She has worked at the Cavendish for 7 years as a medical herbalist and advisor on dietary concerns and she continues to feel it is a great privilege to be able to work in such a caring and supportive organisation.


Anna Steele

Anna has been an Assessor for 10 yrs and feels working at Cavendish Care is a privilege as well as being very rewarding. She has a nursing background and trained and worked as a Health Visitor in Sheffield before nursing at St Luke’s Hospice. She has been married for over forty years and has two daughters with grandchildren being her main hobby!


Philippa Hughes

Philippa has a background in nursing and has worked for the Centre since 2002. She has a previous career as a researcher in supportive and palliative care at the University of Sheffield, and remains an honorary teacher in the School of Nursing and Midwifery there. She has always felt enthusiastic about the value of complementary therapies, and was pleased to be taken on as part of the Cavendish team.