Janet Batt R.N., M.A., has been working as a clinical nurse specialist in Palliative Care for
15 years . She has practiced Palliative Care in hospice, hospital and
in the community. Janet is originally from London, England, where Palliative
Care originated. She has certifications in Oncology, HIV, teaching and
assessing, Clinical Ethics and a Diploma in Palliative Care. She has a
certification from Oxford University in advanced pain and symptom control.
Janet has been at Hoag since February 2008 and specializes in symptom
management. She is board certified in pain management and is also a board
member of the Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative (SCCPI) and serves
as hospital Ethics Committee Coordinator.
Janet sees inpatients at Hoag Newport Beach and Irvine and outpatients
in the radiation and cancer outpatient treatment center. As a clinical
nurse specialist, a large part of her role is education.