Hilary McKegney
St. Margaret's Hospice Director of Governance

Hilary trained at St. Thomas’s Hospital in London from 1979-1982.  Post registration she specialised in renal nursing before marrying and moving to Taunton. She worked in a school for physically handicapped children for four years and then worked alongside her husband to run a boarding house, mentoring and supporting 75 teenage boys as well as looking after her own three children. She completed a Return to Nursing course in 1995 and worked at Musgrove Park Hospital on an orthopaedic ward before joining the St. Margaret’s hospice staff as a registered nurse in 1998. She was made a Team Leader in 2002, Deputy Director in 2005 and Director of Governance in 2015. She is also the link with the CQC as Registered Manager.  

Hilary has a BSc (1st class honours) in Health Studies and a Diploma in Management Studies.